|Birth: ||Dec. 4, 1888|
|Death: ||Nov. 15, 1966|
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Walter A. Boettcher a son of August and Jennie Adamson Boettcher was born in Columbus in the late 1880's.
He attended the Columbus grade and High Schools, and following that worked in the Real Estate, Insurance and Loan Office of the Elliott, Speice, Echols Company. In 1913 he became a member of the firm and the name of the company was then changed to the Speice, Echols, Boettcher Company.
Mr. Boettcher also has been an executive of the Equitable Building and Loan Association for several years.
He is a Democrat and has been a prominent leader in its party councils. He served the City of Columbus as its treasurer from 1911-1950
He was one of the organizers of the Loup River Public Power District, and served on its early board of Directors. He was an organizer of Consumer's Public Power District and served on its Board of Directors from August 7, 1939, to January 1, 1949.
In November, 1948, he was again elected as a Director of the Loup River Public Power District.
He was married to Elsie Pohl, the daughter of Emil and Anna Hoppe PohI. Mr. Pohl a Columbus merchant came here in 1870.
Walter and Elsie Pohl Boettcher have a daughter Gretchen who was graduated from Kramer High School and the University of Nebraska.
She is married to Mr. Schumacher. They live at Hastings, Nebraska, where Mr. Schumacher is a chain store executive.
Mr. and Mrs. Walter A. Boettcher are both accomplished musicians. Mr. Boettcher is a violinist and Mrs. Boettcher a pianist. They played together in the Maennerchor Orchestra for several years.
Walter A. Boettcher is a member of the Chamber of Commerce. Mr. and Mrs. Boettcher are members of the Grace Episcopal Church.
August Boettcher (1850 - 1918)
Jennie Adamson Boettcher (1864 - 1941)
Walter A. Boettcher (1888 - 1966)
August F. Boettcher (1891 - 1944)*
Paul C. Boettcher (1893 - 1945)*
Louis A. Boettcher (1895 - 1941)*
Mark Albert Boettcher (1898 - 1953)*
Garfield Boettcher (1903 - 1929)*
Created by: Don
Record added: May 29, 2007
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Added: Nov. 4, 2012