Maximillian Riebenack, Sr

Maximillian Riebenack, Sr

Birth
Bavaria (Bayern), Germany
Death 14 May 1910 (aged 65)
Atlantic City, Atlantic County, New Jersey, USA
Burial Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Section G, Plot 355-Vault
Memorial ID 112331948 · View Source
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Max Riebenack, comptroller of the Pennsylvania Railroad, died at Atlantic City, N.J., on May 14. Mr. Riebenack was born October 12 1844, and entered the service of the Pennsylvania Railroad on October 19, 1863, as a clerk in the military transportation office at Altoona, Pa. The following year he was transferred to Philadelphia in the same position, and was later made corresponding clerk and cashier to the general passenger and ticket agent. In 1869 he was made chief clerk of foreign tickets, and in April 1872, he was appointed assistant auditor of passenger receipts. He was promoted to auditor of passenger receipts in April, 1880. In October of the following year he was made assistant comptroller in addition to his former position of auditor of passenger receipts, and since February 1, 1905, he was comptroller. The position he held at the time of his death.

Mr. Riebenack was one of the best known railway accounting officers in the country, having been a prominent member of the accounting officers association. He also appeared before various scientific bodies. In connection with his work in the relief and pension departments he gathered information on the subject from all over the world, and the reports which he made for the International Railway Congress were published in a book, "Railway Provident Institutions", in 1905.

From the Railway Gazette



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  • Created by: Terry
  • Added: 14 Jun 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 112331948
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Maximillian Riebenack, Sr (12 Oct 1844–14 May 1910), Find A Grave Memorial no. 112331948, citing Woodlands Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Terry (contributor 47154555) .