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Albert Hayes Rietzke

Date: 1885 - 1956

Level of Description: Coll./Record Group

Material Type: Photograph

Call Number: Unavailable

Unit ID: 443505

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Title (Main title): Albert Hayes Rietzke

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Scope and content: Portion of a letter by Nancy Rietzke Silver -

My grand father Albert Hayes Rietzke was born Nov,23,1885 in Germantown, Ks. I believe his father is buried in Iowa. I have the order for Albert to report to the military board at Smith Center . Ks. on Nov. 18, 1918.He married Clara Wagner on Aug 31, 1919 in Germantown , Ks. He was a canal rider in Montana and purchased land outside of Fairview MT but never lived on it.(My father one of their three children , was born in Smith Center on April 1922 but passed away in California in 1999.) Albert died in Concordia, Ks. Sept 2, 1956. He owned a farm and did odd jobs and construction most of his life. But he did go to a school in Salina where some of these photos are from.

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    Colby (Kan.)
    Concordia (Kan.)
    Germantown (Brown County, Kan.)
    Germantown (Smith County, Kan.)
    Phillipsburgh (Kan.)
    Salina (Kan.)
    Smith Center (Kan.)