Louis E. Eichelberger Sr., 82, city treasurer of Frederick, Md., for 30 years, died Friday at the Veterans Center in Martinsburg, W. Va.
Mr. Eichelberger had worked with the General Services Administration in Washington from 1943 to 1954, and served as the auditor in charge at Ft. Detrick in Frederick.
His two terms as Frederick's city treasurer were from 1934 to 1943, and 1954 to 1974. Mr. Eichelberger was a veteran of World War I, serving in the Army as a second lieutenant. He also served as commander of Barracks 1117, Veterans of World War I. He was past commander of the Francis Scott Key post No. 11 of the American Legion.
Born in Frederick, Mr. Eichelberger graduated from the city's college in 1910, and then from Strayer Business College in Washington in 1912. He also received a degree from La Salle University in 1936.
He was a member of the Evangelical Church and past president of the Maryland Federation of Bible Class.
Mr. Eichelberger was also a member of Columbia Ledge No. 58 AFA Mason and past patron Loyalty Chapter No. 52 OE Star.
Surviving are a daughter, Mildred E. Stansfield of Wheaton, III.; two sons, Lewis E. Jr., of Keystone Heights, Fla., and Thomas M. of Frederick; a brother, Ralph of Syracuse, N.Y., a sister, Eleanor Harper, of Frederick, and six grandchildren.
The family suggests that expressions of sympathy be in the form of constributions to the Easter Scal Society, Post Office Box 1101, Frederick, 21701.