El Dorado County









            Among Eldorado county’s energetic, capable and successful business men is numbered Clarence L. Scheiber, who conducts a general mercantile business at Shingle Springs. He was born in Pleasant Valley, Eldorado county, on the 13th of October, 1897, and is a son of Louis J. and Bertha (Schneider) Scheiber. The father was born in Switzerland, a son of Joseph and Josephina (Gusch) Scheiber, and is now a successful merchant in Diamond Springs, Eldorado county. The maternal grandfather, Henry Schneider, came across the plains to California many years ago and was one of the first meat dealers in this section of the state.

            Clarence L. Scheiber attended the district schools at Diamond Springs and the high school at Placerville, graduating from the latter in 1916. He went to work for the Southern Pacific Railroad, being employed at office work in Butte county for two years. He next became connected with Rosenburg Brothers, wholesale fruit packers and dealers, and in 1920 bought his present business in Shingle Springs. He carries a large and well selected stock of general merchandise, has made a number of valuable improvements in his property and commands a large trade throughout this section of the county. He is also serving as assistant postmaster at this place.

            Mr. Scheiber was united in marriage to Miss Irene P. Barrette, a member of one of the old and well known families of this section of the state. They are the parents of two children, Elwyn and Ernest. Mr. Scheiber gives his political support to the democratic party and takes a live interest in local public affairs. He belongs to the Free and Accepted Masons, Independent Order of Odd Fellows, the Ancient Egyptian Order of Sciots, the Native Sons of the Golden West and various local civic organizations. He is fond of outdoor sports, particularly of fishing and baseball, and is a man of genial disposition and sincere manner, enjoying well merited popularity throughout this locality.



Transcribed by Marie Hassard 13 April 2010.

Source: Wooldridge, J.W.Major History of Sacramento Valley California, Vol. 2, Pages 101-102. Pioneer Historical Publishing Co. Chicago 1931.

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