Henry Plant hired one of the countries more accomplished guides, Arthur Schleman, as a guide for Tampa Bay Hotel. Arthur's safari's into the wilderness of present-day Temple Terrace and Carrollwood are legendary as reported in the Morning Tribune in February 1895.
Three of Arthur and Anna's son's: Arthur, Anthony and Robert became a plumbers in the Tampa area. Anthony helped write the first Tampa plumbing code book and later was elected Hillsborough county tax collector. Anthony's wife Esther Schleman worked in the tax collectors office from 1940 to 1968. She still lives in Tampa and is 103 years old.
In 1995, Leslie started Schleman Plumbing Service, Inc. Which has a 24 hour, 7 day a week on call plumber. There is no overtime charges for after hours calls.
On January 8, 2008, Shirley became owner and President of Schleman Plumbing Service, Inc. with Esther Schleman; service manager and Nicole Middleton; Administrative Assistant.