Charles O. Thiebaud,

a leading druggist of Vevay, was born in 1852, a native of Switzerland County. From a boy he was reared and educated in the drug business by his father, John L. Thiebaud. He attended the Vevay public schools and completed his studies at Franklin College. He subsequently took a course in the College of Pharmacy, Philadelphia, graduating with creditable honor in 1872. In 1874 he began the drug business in Vevay, purchasing a stock of Isaac Stevens, and in this line of merchandising he has since engaged. Mr. Thiebaud was married Christmas, 1873, to Miss Emma Harrington, daughter of Judge H.W. Harrington, and two children have been born to them: Henry W. who died in infancy and Gertrude H., born February 1, 1878; Mr. Thiebaud and his wife are members of the Baptist Church. He is also identified with the I.O.O.F. and Naomi encampment, and the Zetaphi Society of the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy.