BRENNEMAN, WILLIAM H., was born in Lower Paxton township, May 15, 1849. He was educated in the public schools, at Seilerís Academy and by private tutors. He taught school in the township and at Harrisburg for several years. In 1876 he began business as a florist, and continued until 1881, when he engaged in the manufacture of mince meat. He does an extensive business in this line, shipping his products to all parts of the United States. In political opinions Mr. Brenneman is Republican. He is a member of the Knights of Malta.

W.H. Brenneman was married in 1871 to Miss Emma E., daugher of Samuel Hassler, of Lower Paxton township. They have five children: Hattie, Blanche, Bessie, Susie and Emma. The family are members of the Lutheran church.


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