Frank Weiffenbach, who is a descendant of a German family, was born on a farm in Montgomery County, Ohio, on October 8, 1858. He attended the district school in his neighborhood and followed farming for his occupation after growing up. Later he moved to Dayton, where he enlisted in the United States Army, serving three years. Mr. Weiffenbach has been a faithful member of the police department since September 5, 1895. He and his wife, Sallie, are the proud parents of six children, whose names are, Frank, Clarence, John, Jennette, Paul and Josephine. He belongs to the I. O. O. F. and M. W. A.