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HALDEMAN, Donald C., attorney-at-law, Harrisburg, Pa., was born in Cumberland county, Pa., July 29, 1871, son of Richard J. and Margaretta (Cameron) Haldeman. Richard J. Haldeman was born in Dauphin county, Pa., May 19, 1831; Mrs. Haldeman also was a native of Dauphin county and a daughter of Simon and Margaretta (Brua) Cameron. Their children are: Donald C., Eliza E., and Richard C. Mr. Haldeman was member of a Harrisburg lodge, F. & A. M. He was a Democrat. He died October 1, 1886, aged fifty-five years. Mrs. Haldeman survives him, is in good health and resides in Harrisburg. She is a consistent member of the Presbyterian church.

Donald C. Haldeman received his elementary education in private schools at Harrisburg, which he attended until he was sixteen years old. He then went to Andover, Mass., for a two years' course in Phillips Academy, which prepared him for college. In 1889 he was admitted to Yale University, pursued the regular classical course and was graduated with the class of 1893. In the same year he entered the office of John H. Weiss, Esq., where he read law for two years, and was admitted to the Dauphin county bar in June, 1895. He at once opened an office for the practice of his profession in Harrisburg. Mr. Haldeman is a Republican. He is a member of the Presbyterian church.

Historical Review of Dauphin County

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