Waterloo Public Library Digital Collection
Adam Klippert Biography


Description
Creator:
Little, Ellis, Author
Media Type:
Text
Item Type:
Articles
Description:
This is a handwritten biography of Adam Klippert from the Ellis Little Papers. This biography has been transcribed exactly as written. Ellis Little was a local historian, who was the principal of Elizabeth Ziegler Public School. On his retirement, he invested much of his time in researching and writing about Waterloo's history. The Ellis Little Papers consist of extensive notes, papers and historical works.
Notes:
To see the original document please visit the Ellis Little Local History Room at the Main Branch of the Waterloo Public Library
Date of Original:
1837-1917
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Klippert, Adam ; Wegenast, Mathias
Local identifier:
ELP 51.109
Collection:
Ellis Little Papers: Men and Women of Our Past
Language of Item:
English
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Location of Original:
Ellis Little Papers
Contact
Waterloo Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

35 Albert Street, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, N2L 5E2

Full Text

Born: 1837, Died 1917
Married:

Adam Klippert was born in Germany in 1837 and came to Berlin (Kitchener) in 1853. Soon after he moved to Waterloo. He worked for Mathias Wegenast in in his furniture factory on King St. S at Allen St. Later he became a partner with Wegenast in that business. In the late 1890s, he decided to go into the undertaking business and continued in this line for a number of years. When he died in 1917, at age 79, he had been a resident of the town for more than 40 Years.

Sources:
Obituary, Waterloo Chronicle, March 27, 1917
Marg Rowell et al. Welcome to Waterloo.

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Adam Klippert Biography


This is a handwritten biography of Adam Klippert from the Ellis Little Papers. This biography has been transcribed exactly as written. Ellis Little was a local historian, who was the principal of Elizabeth Ziegler Public School. On his retirement, he invested much of his time in researching and writing about Waterloo's history. The Ellis Little Papers consist of extensive notes, papers and historical works.