Topperwein circa 1950-1960
October 16, 1869|
|Died||March 4, 1962
San Antonio, Texas
|Known for||Exhibition shooting|
He was born on October 16, 1869 in Boerne, Texas to Johanna Bergman and Ferdinand Toepperwein. In 1903 he married Elizabeth Servaty (known as "Plinky") of New Haven, Connecticut. In 1951 he stopped touring and opened a shooting camp in Leon Springs, Texas.
- "Adolf Topperwein". Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association. Retrieved 2011-11-17.
Adolph (Ad) Toepperwein, noted marksman, was born in Boerne, Texas, on October 16, 1869, the son of German immigrants, Johanna (Bergman) and Ferdinand Toepperwein. ... Toepperwein died in San Antonio on March 4, 1962.
- "Adolph Toepperwein, Famed Marksman, Succumbs At 92". Associated Press. March 5, 1962. Retrieved 2011-12-05.
Adolph Toepperwein, one of the country's top marksmen, died today at the age of 92. Mr. Toepperwein set many exhibition ...