HARTMAN, PAUL AUGUSTUS, M.D., was born at Lebanon, Pa., December 24, 1850. He is the son of John Joseph and Wilhelmina (Stoever) Hartman, who removed from Lycoming county, Pa., to Harrisburg, in 1864. He obtained his literary education in the public schools, at the State Normal School, Kutztown, Berks county, and Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pa. Having decided to study medicine he entered the office of Dr. Robert H. Seiler, of Harrisburg, and pursued the study of this science under his instruction. He attended Jefferson Medical College and received his diploma from that institution in 1874. The same year he began the practice of medicine in Harrisburg where he still continues and enjoys an extensive and lucrative business. The Doctor is a member of the Dauphin County Medical Society, the American Medical Association, and was one of the organizers and charter members of the Harrisburg Academy of Medicine. He served as secretary of the County Society for several years, and in 1885 he was its president. He was once a delegate to the American Medical Association. He succeeded Dr. Egle in the office of prison physician, and still holds that position. He is medical inspector for the State Board of Health and also one of the physicians to the City Hospital. Dr. Hartman is a Republican in politics and is active in local matters. He served two terms in the common council of the city, representing the Fourth ward, being elected in 1876. He was a member of the police and ordinance committee in this body. He was elected a member of the school board from the Fourth ward in 1888 and is now serving a third term in that board, being president of the same. He is a stockholder in the Trust Company. He is not a member of any club and is unmarried.