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HAIN, William M., attorney-at-law, was born in Lower Paxton township, Dauphin county, Pa., September 9, 1863. He is a son of George and Sarah (Uhrich) Hain, the former a native of Dauphin county and still residing in Lower Paxton township, the latter a native of Lebanon county, died in Lower Paxton township, February 20, 1895. The Hain family were among the very earliest settlers of Dauphin county and Lower Paxton township, where the great-grandparents located in the early history of the county. The parents of William M. had born to them twelve children, eight of whom are living, namely: George, of Harrisburg; Jacob, John and David, prominent farmers of Lower Paxton township; William M., Edwin S., and Henry F., of Harrisburg, and Galen, formerly attending and teaching school in Lower Paxton township, and now studying dentistry. The grandfather, George Hain, was county commissioner of Dauphin county for many years. William M. was reared to manhood in his native township, and received his primary education in the public schools there. He attended Muhlenberg College of Allentown, Pa., and also Lebanon Valley College at Annville, Pa. He was graduated from the latter institution with the class of 1888. He removed to Harrisburg and read law with Weiss & Gilbert and John A. Herman. He was admitted to the bar of Dauphin county in 1890, and entered at once upon the practice of his profession at this bar. He has been a notary public since 1890. He is a member of the Junior Order of American Mechanics. In politics he is a Democrat. He is a member of the Reformed Church. He is a popular young man with a large clientage in both civil and criminal causes, and his prospects for a prosperous career are flattering.

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