WEBER, WILLIAM, foreman and manager of the iron and brass foundry of James W. Roberts, was born at Waterloo, Bavaria, Germany, April 9, 1853. He is the son of George Adam and Eve (Brickner) Weber, both natives of Bavaria, but residents of Harrisburg for forty years. These parents had six children, four of whom survive: William; George, residing at Sparrow’s Point, Md.; Mary, wife of Augustus Kreidler, and Andrew.
William Weber came to Harrisburg with his parents, in 1855, when he was but eighteen months old. He received a partial education i the public schools of this city. In early youth he took up the trade of carpenter, working at it only a short time, as he found it not to his taste. He learned the moulders’ trade, and has followed it for twenty-five years. Mr. Weber is highly regarded in business circles for his enterprise, perseverance and sterling integrity.
He was married, in Harrisburg, March 6, 1886, to Mary Wohleben, daughter of Henry and Regina Wohleben, both natives of Germany, but residents of Harrisburg. They have two children: William Henry, born April 7, 1889, and Elizabeth, born July 5, 1890. In political views Mr. Weber is a Democrat.