Services Today for A. J. Bach, Mayor of Deal

Funeral services for Aaron J. Bach, Mayor of Deal, N. J., who died Monday at his home there at the age of 79, will be held at two o’clock this afternoon at Salem Fields Cemetery, Brooklyn.

Mr. Bach had served continuously as Mayor of Deal since 1922. He had maintained a residence at 55 East Eighteenth street, Manhattan, for twenty-seven years and another at Deal for nearly forty years.

Born in New York on March 8, 1855, the son of Elias and Mina Bach, he moved to Belleville, Ill. Soon the family moved back to New York and he attended the public schools here.

Upon his father’s death in 1907, Aaron became the head of the tobacco firm his father had founded in 1855. Aaron continued in that capacity until the firm was liquidated eight years ago.

Mr. Bach married Belle Vollmon on February 16, 1897. She and three sons and a daughter, Frank A., Julian, Fred and Mrs. Herbert Sonn, survive.

Mr. Bach built a home in Deal in 1910 and had been in politics there since 1912, when he was elected Councilman of the Borough of Deal. In 1920 he was elected a Commissioner, resigning in 1922 to become Mayor. He was re-elected in 1928 and 1932.

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