Kimpel, Solomon, was born at Bentinck, Ontario, Canada, December 16, 1858, a son of the late Henry Kimpel. He was educated in the public schools of Bentinck and removed to Mildmay, Ont., in 1876, where he was apprenticed to Eidt & Noecker, merchant millers, for three years. In 1879 he removed to Stratford, Ont., and at once entered the mills of Poehlman & Redcliffe. In 1880 he removed to St. Louis, Mo., entering the mill furnishing house of Todds & Stanley for four months, then removed to Milwaukee, Wis., and remained for two and a half years at the milling business. In 1883 he removed to Niagara Falls, N. Y., and at once entered the flour mills of Schoellkopf & Mathews. Later he was employed in the Central Milling Co.'s flour mills, and in 1890 was made superintendent of the Cataract Milling Co.'s mills and retained that position until 1895, at which time he was appointed to his present position of superintendent of the Schoellkopf & Mathews flour mills.
Contributed 2017 by Lisa Slaski from Landmarks of Niagara County, New York, by William Pool, D. Mason & Co., Syracuse, NY, 1897
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