CASSEL, David B.
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CASSEL, DAVID B., tanner and currier, Hummelstown, Pa., was born in South Hanover township, Dauphin county, Pa., October 17, 1854. He is a son of Uriah and Barbara (Hocker) Cassel. He was educated in the township schools. He learned the tanner's trade of his father, and has followed this occupation through life. In 1877 he vcame to Hummerltown and opened a tannery. He was burned out in 1890. After this misfortune he built the currier shop which he now occupies. Mr. Cassel is a member of the Junior Order United American Mechanics. He was married, in 1880, to Miss Ida A. Hoffer, daughter of Christian Hoffer. They have five children: Christian Uriah, Agnes Marie, Romaine, George Edmund, and Daniel A. Mr. Cassel and his family are members of the Lutheran church.