FELTY, Luther D., retired farmer, was born and reared on the old homestead. He is a brother of John Solomon Felty, a sketch of whom appears in this volume. He received his education in the district schools and at an academy. When his school education was finished he assisted with the work on his fatherís farm. Later he began farming on the homestead, in connection with his brother John Solomon.
Mr. Felty is industrious and energetic in business, and is not behind any man as to skill and success in farming. He is also a man of good taste and of strong intellectual faculties. He is a great lover of reading, and has found time in his busy life to store his mind with valuable information ; he has found his most profitable and entertaining society in good books. He has never married. He is of a kind and charitable disposition, and in all business transactions is true to the line of honesty and justice. By true estimate of life he is a successful man. He has by industry and frugality accumulated a competence, and looks without apprehension toward the evening of life. He enjoys the esteem of his neighbors and receives from them the abounding good will which he bestows on all.
Historical Review of Dauphin County
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Date of Transcription: 16 March 2001
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