FAGER, CHRISTIAN M., M. D., pharmacist, was born in Harrisburg, May 6, 1860, son of George C. and Frederica (Maeyer) Fager. He received his primary education in the public schools, and also attended the Harrisburg Academy. He began the study of medicine with Dr. C. B. Fager, and in the fall of 1877 entered the medical department of the University of Pennsylvania, at Philadelphia, from which he was graduated in the class of 1881, after which he served for one year in the Harrisburg Hospital. He engaged in a general practice in Harrisburg for a short time, and in 1882 removed to West Fairview, Cumberland county, and practiced there until July, 1887. He then returned to Harrisburg and again entered upon the practice of medicine, in which he has continued to the present time. In July of the same year he opened a drug store, and has conducted a general business in that line since that date. Dr. Fager was married, in Harrisburg, to Miss Sabina B. Marshall, daughter of Dr. Robert E., Marshall, of West Fairview, Cumberland county, and to them have been born five children: Frederica, Helen, Bessie, Margaret and Mary.
Dr Fager is prominently connected with the fraternities, being a member of Cincinnatus Commandery, No. 96, K. of M.; Harrisburg Council, No. 328, Jr. O.U.A.M.; Harrisburg Conclave, No. 92, I.O.H., and Warrior Eagle Tribe, N. 340, I.O.R.M. In politics he is a Democrat. The family attend the Lutheran church.
Historical Review of Dauphin County
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Date of Transcription: 5 Jan 2001
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