P.P. ADLER, dealer in live stock and proprietor of Adler’s wholesale and retail market, Joliet; was born in Joliet Oct. 7, 1842; he is a son of Michael ADLER, who came to Will Co. over forty years ago and is now living in Joliet at the age of 75 years; Mr. ADLER received an English education in the Joliet public schools, and then learned the shoemaker’s trade, which he followed for four years; at the age of 21, he began business for himself and has followed various kinds of business to the present time. He was married in 1865, to Miss Mary A. FLICK, of Joliet and has four children–Angeline J., Lizzie L., Peter J., and Frederick J.

Source: History of Will County, Illinois; Chicago: Wm LeBaron Jr & Co, 186 Dearborn Street, 1878.