LAMBERT FRIEDL, banker, who has been established at Steubenville, O., since 1903, was born in Hungary in 1879. He was educated in his native land and remained there until he was nineteen years of age. Coming then to the United States, he landed at the port of New York and remained in the great American metropolis for several years, at first finding employment in an embroidery factory, where he worked for a short time. Later he secured the position of secretary to the Austro-Hungarian consul, at Hazleton, Pa., where he continued for eighteen months, after which he was with Knauth, Nachod & Kuhne, brokers, of New York and of Leipsie, Germany, the firm being members of the New york Stock Exchange. He remained with them for eighteen months and then, coming to Steubenville, engaged in foreign banking. He does a large business in foreign exchange and steamship tickets. Mr. Friedl takes an intelligent interest in public affairs, is ever ready to advance worthy public enterprises at Steubenville, and is an active member of the Steubenville Chamber of Commerce.
He was married in 1902, in the city of New York, to Miss Sarah Grossman, and they have three children: Joseph, Evelyn, and Alice. Mr. Friedl is identified with the fraternal orders of the Woodmen, and the Knights of Pythias and Red Men, at Steubenville.