BERGNER, Chas. H.
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BERGNER, Charles Henry, attorney-at-law, was born in Harrisburg, October 20, 1853, son of George and Catherine (Uhler) Bergner. The father was born in Prussia and came to Reading, Pa., where he learned the trade of printing. He published a German paper in Harrisburg, and was later connected with the Telegraph, and was postmaster of Harrisburg for fifteen years. He died August 5, 1874, and his wife died January 29, 1865. They had four children, two of whom are living: Charles H. and Frederick, both residing in Harrisburg. Charles Henry received his education in public and private schools, Harrisburg Academy, Edgehill Collegiate School and in Princeton College. Having read law with Col. A. J. Herr, at Harrisburg, he was admitted to the Dauphin county bar March 3, 1883, and to Practice in the Supreme Court the following June, since which date he has conducted a general practice in Harrisburg. He succeeded his father in the management of the Harrisburg Telegraph in August 1874, in which he continued until 1881. Mr. Bergner was married in New Bloomfield, Pa., April 26, 1877, to Annie V. Sponsler, daughter of William A. and Elizabeth Sponsler, by whom he had four children: William S., Katherine, Elvina, and George. He is a Republican in politics. The family attend the Market Square Prebyterian church.