DICKINSON, BAYARD T., physician, was born at Gap, Lancaster county, Pa., June 25, 1854; son of Henry and Anna (Baldwin) Dickinson, of Lancaster and Chester counties, respectively. He was educated in the common and select schools of his locality, and was for a time engaged in mercantile business. He studied Medicine, and was graduated from the medical department of the University of Pennsylvania, on March 10, 1876, after which he began the practice of medicine. In 1879 he removed to Steelton, where he has since been engaged in the practice of his profession. Dr. Dickinson is a member of the Dauphin County Medical Society, and also of the Pennsylvania State Medical Society. In his political views he is a Republican, and is active in party interests. In 1883 he was elected member of the borough council, and was made chairman of the body; in 1887-89 was a member of the State Legislature, and served prominently in the House of Representatives. The Doctor was married, in 1893, to Miss Clara Hanshue, daughter of Samuel Hanshue, of Steelton. Their children are: Alma, Sarah, and Annie.
Dr. Dickinson was born and reared in the faith of the Friends. His wife and family are members of the Lutheran church.
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Transcribed by Judy Warner Bookwalter, for the Dauphin County,
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