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and for the same length of time served on the school board. He was treasurer of Lodge No. 32, C. M. B. A., of Spangler, Lodge No. 399, Improved Order of Red Men, of Barnesboro, in which he passed all chairs, Lodge No. 639, Heptasophs, of Carrolltown, in which he also passed chairs, and the National Protective Legion, No. 1114. In politics he was a stanch Democrat. His family are members of the Roman Catholic church.
Mr. Flick married Gertrude A., daughter of W. A. and Mary M. Lantzy, of Bar township, and two children were horn to them: Mary Retta, November 12, 1898, died March 20, 1899; and Raymond Charles, July 26, 1900.
WILLIAM A. LANTZY, of Spangler, is a son of Joseph Lantzy, Junior, and grandson of Joseph Lantzy, Senior, who was born in 1780, in Switzerland, and in 1817 emigrated to the United States, settling in Luzerne county, Pennsylvania. He was a shoemaker by trade, but his versatility enabled him to apply himself successfully to almost any branch of industry. In 1826 he moved to Cambria county and settled near where Spangler borough is now situated. He was a member of the Roman Catholic church. Joseph Lantzy, Sr., married Ersilla Bitters, and the following were their children: Teressa, deceased, wife of John K. Nagle; Elizabeth, wife of Henry Gray; Susan, wife of Philip Gray; Joseph, of whom later; John, deceased; Mary Ann, wife of Daniel Eckenrhode; Ambrose, deceased; Matilda, wife of Augustine Eckenrhode; Philip A., killed at the battle of Antietam. Mr. Lantzy, the father, died February 26, 1870.