produce dealer, Patriot, son of Frederick and Engel (Suger) Schroder,
was born in
Germany in 1853. He resided in his native city till fifteen years of
age, and in 1868 immigrated to this country, locating in Cincinnati, where he
remained about six years, engaged in tending store two years, and four years
in brass finishing trade. In 1873 he came to this township, and has since engaged in the huckster
trade, doing an annual business of about $25,000 to $30,000. He was married, in 1877, to Louise
Milges, daughter of Frank and Caroline (Koehler) Milges, and they have three children:
Frederick, Minnie and Anna. Mr. Schroder is a member of the I.O.O.F., and one of the most substantial
business men of Patriot. His parents are both still living in Germany, and in 1883 Mr.
Schroder paid "the fatherland" a visit, and witnessed the scenes of his
He has met with some reverses, but has established a good business,
with fair prospects for
his further success.