Andrew Gerber, tanner, Fremont, was born in Valparaiso, Ind., Aug. 6, 1856. His parents, Daniel and Rebecca (Comfort) Gerber, were natives of Pennsylvania, and came to Michigan about the year 1863, settling in Douglas, Allegan County. Andrew attended the Presbyterian and Methodist Colleges at Valparaiso, and afterward attended the High School at Douglas. He remained at home until he was of age, then came to Fremont, and was admitted into the firm of D. Gerber & Sons, tanners, having previously had charge of his father's tannery about three years.
Mr. Gerber was married in Fremont, May 13, 1883, to Sarah Mallery. He was a member of the F. & A. M., K. of H., and Order of Chosen Friends. In politics he was independent.
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