FAGER, John H., M.D., was born in Harrisburg, Pa., September 7, 1854, son of John H. and Mary (Buffington) Fager. He attended the public schools and took the regular course of the Harrisburg high school. He had Dr. C. B. Fager for his private preceptor in the study of medicine, and was graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1876. He immediately entered upon a general practice in Harrisburg, in which he has continued with marked success until the present time. He is a member of the Dauphin County Homeopathic Society. In his political views Dr. Fager is an Independent, with Democratic proclivities. He was married, in 1879, to Miss Olive Westbrook, of Harrisburg, by whom he has two children, Lucy and Paul. Dr. Fager is an active and prominent member of the Messiah Lutheran church, being a member of the church council and superintendent of the second department of the Sunday school. He is also identified with other religious activities, being the district secretary of the Christian Endeavor Society, and formerly prominent in the work of the Young Men’s Christian Association.
Historical Review of Dauphin County
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Date of Transcription: 11 November 2000
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