George Henry Neidergall

Dayton Police Department - 1910
Pages 50-51

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George Henry Niedergall is a genuine German, having been born in the "Fatherland" on June 27, 1863. While still in his infancy his parents saw opportunities for money making in the States and the young lad came across the Atlantic with them. The family settled in Pittsburg, where Mr. Niedergall received his education and grew to manhood. After leaving school he entered a foundry and learned the trade of molder. A number of years later he removed to Dayton where he again followed his trade until an opportunity to join the police force came to this attention. He naturally considered the change a desirable one, and resigned his position to accept an appointment as patrolman on June 27, 1890.

"Bud" Niedergall made an excellent patrolman and he was always on the spot when trouble of any kind occurred on his beat. He had a good right arm that was a terror to "crooks" and they never tried to convince him that he was not master of the situation. Coming of good, sturdy German stock he always gave the best that was in him to his work, and his ability was rewarded with promotion to the detective department on October 14, 1894. He has more than made good and is considered a valuable aid to the efficiency of the department. He is affiliated with the Knights of Pythias. He was married in early life to Miss Lila Werts, and they have one son, George Richard.

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