HARTMAN, RUFUS A., grocer, was born in Mount Joy, Lancaster county, Pa., October 29, 1869; son of George W. and Elizabeth M. (Durboraw) Hartman. He attended the public school of his native township and completed his education at the Gettysburg Normal School. He was for four years employed as a teacher in the public schools of Adams and Lancaster counties, and in 1891 removed to Harrisburg, where he was engaged as a salesman until 1893, at which date he embarked in his present business. He was married at Kingsdale, Adams county, in 1892, to Jennie Mehring, daughter of Samuel and Anna Mehring, by whom he has one child, born January 31,1896. Mr. Hartman is a member of Harrisburg Council, No. 106, O. U. A. M., and of the P. O. S. of A. He is a Prohibitionist in politics and attends the Reformed church.
Historical Review of Dauphin County
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Date of Transcription: 12 Feb 2001
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