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H. F. Sandbach is one of the leading young business men of Butler, where he is secretary and treasurer of the Butler Lumber Company. He was born at Saginaw, Michigan, March 19, 1904, and is the son of D. F. and Catherine (Kline) Sandbach.
D. F. Sandbach is a native of Indiana but has spent the greater part of his life in Butler, where he is employed by the Standard Steel Car Company. His wife was born near Butler. Mr. and Mrs. Sandbach have six children, as follows: Elmer, lives at Jersey City, New Jersey ; Ralph, lives at Butler; Edna, married R. L. Cowan, lives at Davenport, Oklahoma ; Wilmer, at home ; H. F., the subject of this sketch ; and Ruth, at home.
H. F. Sandbach attended the public schools of Butler and is a graduate of Butler High School. He began his business career in the employ of the Standard Steel Car Company and since March, 1923, has been connected with the Butler Lumber Company, being elected secretary and treasurer of the firm in 1924. It is one of the best known lumber firms of the state and carries a complete line of lumber, mill work and roofing supplies. The other officers of the company are : John Negley, president ; Alfred M. Reiber, vice president.
Mr. Sandbach was married to Miss Eleanor Perrin, of Butler, the daughter of E. M. and Clara (Leibold) Perrin. They have two children, Catherine Clara and Edward Perrin.
Politically, Mr. Sandbach is a Republican. He is a member of St. Paul's Reform Church and belongs to the Independent Order of Odd Fellows. Mr. Sandbach has a wide acquaintance in the city and sur¬rounding community and is well liked.
History of Butler County, Pa, 1927, pages 1011-1012