From: West Virginians
Published by The West Virginia Biographical Association, 1928

Submitted by Linda Fluharty.

     John H. Truschel is secretary and treasurer of the Bankers Mortgage Co., Wheeling, having filled that office since 1922. One of the youngest of Wheeling's business executives, Mr. Truschel's achievements have been of a sort to justify the predictions of his acquaintances, who agree that no one is better suited to take over the tasks of leadership in the advancing generation of prominent business personalities. The Bankers Mortgage Co. is one of Wheeling's important financial institutions, with resources of over $1,000,000, financing building and industrial projects and similar undertakings, in the states of West Virginia, Ohio, and Pennsylvania.
     The Truschel family has long been one of the most prominent of Wheeling's families, leaders for many years in the civic, business and fviancial life of the city. And Mr. Truschel's proved capacity for accomplishment has stamped him as a worthy heir of this fine tradition.
     John H. Truschel was born in Wheeling, W. Va., September 11, 1900, son of W. H. and Rosa (Hoffmann) Truschel. He was educated in the Wheeling public schools and at Georgetown University, Washington, D. C. He entered business in Wheeling with the Stroebman Baking Company, and at the time he resigned to carry on his present banking activity he was assistant secretary and treasurer.
     He is a member of the Fort Henry Club, Wheeling Country Club, Cedar Rocks Country Club and the Elks.
     Home: Georgian Terrace, Wheeling. Office: 1530 Market Street, Wheeling.