L KRUMB

The Pioneer, published San Jose, California, Saturday, February 11, 1882
Surnames: Krumb, Schultz

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L. KRUMB

Was born in Germany, January 15, 1836, where he was educated. In the year 1853, he landed in New York City, and after traveling in the Eastern and Western States, came to California, via Panama, arriving in San Francisco, July 24, 1854. While in Germany, Mr. Krumb learned the trades of brewer and cooper, therefore, shortly after his arrival in the Bay City, he was placed in charge of the La Fayette brewery. It was not long, however, before he went to assume control of the Franklin brewery, in Sacramento city, where he removed until the Spring of 1855; he then moved to Alameda, Alameda county, and purchased the Oakland brewery, the first established in that town and second in the county, and carried on the business there. In company with Philip Door, he erected a brewery in Santa Clara, in 1856, but selling his interest that year, he moved the Alameda brewery to San Jose, located it on Market street, but in 1860, moved it to the site now occupied by Waldteufel's book store, at the corner of First street and Fountain alley. In 1864 he disposed of the establishment of Adam Holloway, and the same year opened his present brewery, at 377 and 479 Second street. Mr. Krumb has served as an Alderman in the city council of the city of San Jose, while in the year 1876 he was a candidate for the office of County Clerk. Married, August 8, 1867, Wilhelmina Schultz, a native of Germany, by whom he has: August, born October 18, 1859; Justice, born November 19, 1861; Frederick, born November 17, 1865.


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