Dambach, L. Earl, 1891-1966
- Existence: 1891 (date of birth) - 1966 (date of death) - 1966
L. Earl Dambach (Loyal Earl Dambach) was born in 1891 and grew up in Western Pennsylvania. He graduated Rayen High School (Youngstown, Ohio) in 1909 and attended Westminster College from 1910 to 1912. After working in steel mill offices in Youngstown, he moved to Pittsburgh to work for U.S. Steel. In 1915, he began working for Ziegler Lumber Company of Duquesne, Pennsylvania. He worked his way up to branch manager and ultimately sole owner of the company.
After his retirement around 1950, he took up glass collecting as a hobby. His historical American flask collection was considered to be the second best in the country at the time of his death in 1966.