New York City, New York, c.1871–1884?.
Charles Erben was born c. 1842 in New York; he was the son of Henry Erben. He worked with his father's firm (c. 1871?).
Henry Erben briefly retired after leaving his partnership with William M. Wilson in Henry Erben & Co. His retirement did not last long, less than a year later he formed a new partnership with his son, Charles, as Henry Erben & Son. Henry continued working there until his death in 1884, at which point his foreman, Lewis C. Harrison acquired the firm. It is not known what Charles did after his father's death. He may have remained with the company which continued until 1891 when Harrison relocated to New Jersey to form L.C. Harrison & Co.
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