HOGENTOGLER, Harry Grant, junior member of the firm of Hogentogler Bros., proprietors of the Palace Steam Laundry, Harrisburg, Pa., was born in Columbia, Lancaster county, Pa., December 20, 1863. He is a son of Joseph and Esther (Sourbier) Hogentogler a sketch of whom appears in this volume.
He was educated in the public schools and after leaving school was for a time employed as salesman. Subsequently he was in the service of the Pennsylvania Railroad Company for about four years. In 1884 he came to Harrisburg, where he engaged in the grocery business. On May 9, 1892, uniting with his brother under the firm name of Hogentogler Bros., they established the Palace Steam Laundry. In 1894 he sold his interest in the grocery and since that date has given his entire attention to the laundry business.
He was married in Camden, N. J., November 4, 1889, to Miss Millie, daughter of Thomas and Catherine Mullen, of Columbia, Pa. They have two children: Joseph Ray and Esther Catherine.
At the general election of 1896 Mr. Hogentogler was chosen judge of elections. In his political views he is a Republican. He and his family attend the Market Square Presbyterian church.
Historical Review of Dauphin County
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Date of Transcription: 11 May 2001
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