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Old 12-19-2012, 11:07 PM
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Originally Posted by tamadrm View Post
In 1872,Friedrich Gretsch immigrated to the US from Germany to avoid consciption into the German Army.Old Fred was a draft dodger,and learned the drum trade in NY City,and Brooklyn.

In 1897,Fred went to Grermany on a business trip and suddenly died ,leaving his business to his son,Friedrich Junior.He was only 15 when he became president of his fathers company.:)

Steve B
Wow. I would have loved to be a president of a company at 15 though.
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