Mr. Speikermann was born in Ashland, Schuylkill County. He entered the hotel business in Minersville,coming to Lykens about twelve years ago. After a brief absence he again returned to Lykens in 1917 as proprietor of the Commercial Hotel, in which business he is still engaged. Mr. Speikermann is a practical hotel manager having gained his experience in Minersville, Reading and Harrisburg where he has engaged in this business. His parents emigrated from Germany in 1882 locating in Schuylkill County.
From: “Who’s Who in Lykens, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania,” Lykens-Williams Valley History-Directory and Pictorial Review, by J. Allen Barrett, published in 1922.
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