Wertman, P.L.

August 12th, 2009

PAUL L. WERTMAN 1904-1980

Paul L. Wertman was born on August 2, 1904 in Watsontown to John W. and Carrie A. (Smith) Wertman.  He graduated from Watsontown High School in 1922.  After he graduated from high school Paul was employed as a bookkeeper at the planing mill.

On November 7, 1933 Paul L. Wertman was elected Chief Burgess of Watsontown and was sworn in on January 8, 1934.  Paul served as Chief Burgess from 1934 to 1937 and was a member of the Republican party.

Mr. Wertman was married on May 29, 1941 to Frances Hilda Wright at Trinity Evangelical and Reformed Church with the Reverend Preston A. DeLong officiating.  Frances was born on April 25, 1905 at Watsontown to Chris and Catharine M. Wright and graduated from Watsontown High School in 1925.  Paul and Frances were members of Trinity United Church of Christ at Watsontown. 

Paul died in September 1980 and Frances died in February 1995.  They are both buried at Watsontown Cemetery.

Last Modified: 08.11.09

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