FORMER POLICE OFFICIAL DIES
Anton V. Altmann Expires After Six Months Illness
Private funeral services for Anton V. Altmann, 74, prominent Syracuse business man and former commissioner of police here, who died last night at his home, will be at 2 o'clock Monday afternoon from his home at 319 East Division Street. He had been ill for six months.
Born in Bohemia, Oct. 7, 1850, Mr. Altmann came to this country when he was 17 and first settled in Auburn. He came to Syracuse in 1876 and was employed by the A. C. Yates Company. He was a tailor by trade and conducted the Merchants Tailoring Company at 727 North Salina Street until 1898. He entered the restaurant business then and continued in this until 1919. He was president of the Altmann Bottling Company.
Mr. Altmann married Miss Wilhelmina Nutz in 1872. He served as police commissioner from 1886 to 1890. He was a member of the advisory board of the City Bank Trust Company and was affiliated with the Syracuse Turn Verein, Liederkranz and Deutsche Watch Lodge, D. O. H.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Wilhelmina Altmann; three sons, Anton, Jr., Theodore M., and William F. Altmann, and two grandchildren. Friends are invited to call at the home Sunday afternoon and evening. Burial will be in Morningside Cemetery.
Source: The Syracuse Herald, Saturday, 15 August 1925, Page 3
WIDOW FILES LETTERS
Mrs. Minnie Altmann filed letters of administration today in the estate of her husband, Anton V. Altmann, who died Aug. 14. Three sons, Theodore, William and Anton V., Jr., survive. The estate is said to be about $4,500.
Source: The Syracuse Herald, Tuesday, 15 September 1925, Page 6