Fritz Ferchl became pharmacist in Munich and owned a community pharmacy in Mittenwald, Germany. He was a renown expert of the history of pharmacy and became president of the German Society for the History of Pharmacy. He was also editor of Zur Geschichte der Pharmazie and one of the founders of the Deutsches Apothekemuseum.
Ref : W.H. Hein, Beiträge zur Geschischte des Pharmazie, 3, 1972