HAMLIN, BENJAMIN B., JR., pharmacist, was born in Baltimore, Md., March 25, 1858. He is a son of the Rev. Benjamin Hamlin, D. D., and Rebecca B. (Manley) Hamlin. His father was chaplain of the Senate of Pennsylvania during the session of 1894. Benjamin H., Jr., is a graduate of the Chambersburg high school, and also attended the Chambersburg Academy for two years. During 1876-77 he was engaged in the drug business at Canal Fulton, Stark county, Ohio. In 1878 he engaged in the same business in Harrisburg, and has since been continuously in the business here. During 1880 and 1881 he attended the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, and was graduated from that institution in 1881. He was married in Philadelphia, May 11, 1881, to Miss Celia D., Whiteman, daughter of William K. and Victoria Whiteman, of Philadelphia. Mr. and Mrs. Hamlin attend the Methodist Episcopal church. In his business Mr. Hamlin is abreast of the times. His pharmacy is a credit to the city. The prescription department receives the personal and special attention of Mr. Hamlin, and the results are as accurate and reliable as skill and care can produce.
Historical Review of Dauphin county
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Date of Transcription: 5 Jan 2001
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