Emil C. Schultz

b. 16 March 1905, d. 28 July 1954

Lizzie Schultz and son Emil "Bud," about 1917
  • Emil C. Schultz was born on 16 March 1905 in Indiana.
  • He was known as Bud.
  • Emil Gustav Schultz and Elizabeth B. Schultz appeared in the US federal census of 15 April 1910 in Michigan City, LaPorte County, Indiana, at 307 Pearl Street. Other members of the household included Emil C. Schultz, Helen Schultz, Clara Matilda Schultz and William August Schultz.
  • Emil Gustav Schultz and Elizabeth B. Schultz appeared in the US federal census of 1 January 1920 in Michigan City, LaPorte County, Indiana, at 307 4th Avenue. Other members of the household included Emil C. Schultz, Helen Schultz and Clara Matilda Schultz.
  • He was working in a chair factory, according to the 1920 census.
  • He married Elnor (?) circa 1927.
  • Emil C. Schultz and Elnor (?) appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1930 in Michigan City, LaPorte County, Indiana, at 205-1/2 Union.
  • He was employed as a pump tester in a pump factory, according to the 1930 census.
  • Emil C. Schultz and Elnor (?) appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1940 in Michigan City, LaPorte County, Indiana, at 420 Emily Street.
  • He was employed as an assembler by a pump manufacturer, according to the 1940 census.
  • The following appeared on 6 December 1948 in the Michigan City News-Dispatch: Emil Gustav Schultz, 70, 307 Pearl, died at his home at 4 a.m. today following a brief illness.
         Funeral Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Hummer Mortuary. Burial will be in Grenwood Cemetery. Friends may call at the mortuary Tuesday afternoon, evening and Wednesday until the funeral hour.
         Mr. Schultz was born April 23, 1878, in Posen, Germany. He was the son of Frederick and Matilda (Pillat) Schultz and had been a resident of this county for 67 years. On September 21, 1899, in this city, he was married to Elizabeth Schultz, who preceded him in death.
         Surviving are a son, Emil C. Schultz, Potts Town, Pa; two daughters, Mrs. Helen Shepherd, LaPorte, and Mrs. Clara Keithl[e]y, Michigan City.
  • The following appeared on 8 November 1950 in the Pottstown Mercury: George J. Parker, general manager of the Spicer Manufacturing division of the Dana corporation, has resigned his position to become vice president in charge of manufacturing and engineering of A.T.F. incorporated, Elizabeth, N. J., it was learned yesterday.
         . . .
         Since he assumed the general managership of the Spicer company [on 10 June 1946], the plant has been completely changed over and several thouisand feet of floor space has been added. Production has been more than doubled, reaching an all-time peak during October of this year.
         For the past six months, monthly production records have been shattered one after the other, it was said.
         In addition, lowered production costs have resulted in new contracts with the Chrysler corporation and the International Truck company. In spite of increased costs of labor and material, the cost of units produced has remained comparable with those prevailing in 1946.
         It ws learned Emil C. Schultz, a master mechanic at the plant, resigned his position when he learned of Parker's resignation. Schultz came to the Pottstown plant with Parker in 1946.
         He, too, will leave on Dec. 1, probably returning to his former home in Michigan City, Ind., it was reported. . . .
  • Emil C. Schultz died on 28 July 1954 at age 49.
  • His wife Elnor (?) became a widow at his death.
  • He was buried at Greenwood Cemetery in Michigan City, LaPorte County, Indiana.
  • Last Edited: 24 Aug 2014

Family: Elnor (?) b. 1909, d. 1996