Max B. Rotholz

b. 10 April 1886, d. 24 October 1977
  • Max B. Rotholz was born on 10 April 1886 in Marianna, Lee County, Arkansas.
  • Max B. Rotholz registered for the draft on 29 May 1917 in Denver County, Colorado, while single and serving as a 1st lieutenant at Fort Riley (Lee County) Kansas.
  • He married Lavinia E. Abercrombie, daughter of James Buford Abercrombie and Evelina Wood, on 10 November 1920 in Harris County, Texas.
  • Max B. Rotholz and Lavinia E. Abercrombie appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1930 in Luling, Caldwell County, Texas.
  • He was manager of a Ford garage, according to the 1930 census.
  • Max B. Rotholz registered for the draft in 1942 while living with his wife at 3402 Audubon Place in Houston, and employed there by her brother J. S. Abercrombie, 21st Floor, Gulf Building.
  • Max B. Rotholz became a widower at the 30 December 1967 death of his wife Lavinia E. Abercrombie.
  • The SSDI lists Wharton County, Texas, as the last residence of record of Max B. Rotholz.
  • Max B. Rotholz died on 24 October 1977 at age 91 in Fort Bend County, Texas.
  • The following appeared on 11 March 2005 in The Victoria Advocate: [Died] Max B. Rotholz Jr. He was born Dec. 26, 1921, in Houston, to the late Max B. Sr. and Vinnie Abercrombie Rotholz. He was a veteran of World War II and the Korean conflict. He was the former manager of Pierce Ranch and a banker. He was a Presbyterian.
         Survivors: wife, Judy Rotholz; daughters, Becky Rotholz Broesche of Bellaire and Carol West of Wharton; sons, Michael Clay Rotholz of Dallas, Jim Rotholz of Gaithersburg, Md., Don Wade Rotholz and Todd Rotholz, both of Houston, and Lee Rotholz of New York City; 13 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
          The family will receive visitors 5-7 p.m. tonight at Wharton Funeral Home chapel.
          Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at First United Methodist Church in Wharton, the Revs. Debbie Cenko and Charles Fisher assisting.
          Burial will be at Wharton City Cemetery. Wharton Funeral Home, Wharton, 979-532-3410.
  • Last Edited: 14 Jun 2012

Family: Lavinia E. Abercrombie b. 9 February 1896, d. 30 December 1967