GRABER, Leon K., M. D., was born in Northumberland county, Pa., November 17, 1857, son of William K. and Pauline (Martz) Graber, both natives of that county. His father was professor of music in Moravia Seminary, Northumberland county, Pa. Leon K. received his academic education at Bethlehem Academy, and read medicine under Dr. D. D. Richardson, of Philadelphia, after which he took the regular course of study and lectures at the University of Pennsylvania, and was graduated from the medical department of that institution in 1882. After serving as resident physician of the hospital for one year and a half, he spent the same length of time in the dispensary department of the Belleview Hospital at New York. He then went into a general practice at Bethlehem, Pa., in which he was very successful, continuing until 1888, when he came to Harrisburg, when he since enjoyed a large practice. The Doctor is a member of both county and State medical societies. In politics he is a Democrat. He was married in 1891 to Miss Frances C. Jauss, daughter of D. L. Jauss, of Harrisburg, to whom has been born one child, Mary. Dr. Garber is a member of the Catholic church and his wife of the Lutheran church.
Historical Review of Dauphin County
Date of Transcription: 11 November 2000
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