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William Herman Alms
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Birth: Nov. 25, 1842
Cincinnati
Hamilton County
Ohio, USA
Death: Nov. 7, 1920
Avondale
Hamilton County
Ohio, USA

Business Executive, Union Civil War Veteran Soldier. Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, he was the son of Gerhard H. Alms. Educated in the common schools, he became interested in the dry goods business. In 1865, he partnered with his brother, Frederick H. Alms, and William Doepke to form the Alms and Doepke Company which became the leading wholesale and retail dry goods establishment in Cincinnati and later the largest in Ohio. During the Civil War, he volunteered to participate in the defense of Cincinnati when the city was threatened to be attacked by the Confederates. He joined a 30 day unit that was part of Company E of the 6th Ohio Volunteer Infantry Militia in September of 1862. He was the husband of Anna Elizabeth Bogen. Alms later died at his residence in Avondale in 1920 when he was 77 years old. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Anna Elizabeth Bogen Alms (1847 - 1917)*
 
 Children:
  William George Henry Alms (1866 - 1867)*
  Evelyn Alms (1871 - 1946)*
  Louise Alms Burdsal (1872 - 1933)*
  Clarence Alms (1874 - 1875)*
  Elleanor Alms (1882 - 1883)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Spring Grove Cemetery
Cincinnati
Hamilton County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Section 8, Alms Mausoleum, Catacomb #3
 
Created by: K Guy
Record added: Jun 23, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 38674239
William Herman Alms
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William Herman Alms
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William Herman Alms
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For my cousin, Rest in Peace.
- Roxanne Alms Schmitt
 Added: Nov. 14, 2009
 
 
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