HOLLER, CHARLES, K., coal, grain, wood and lime dealer, Hummelstown, Pa., was born in York county, October 21, 1843; son of Francis and Annie (Kook) Holler, natives York county. The father was a farmer by occupation and spent his life in his native county. Charles K. was reared in York county and was educated in the public schools. In 1879 he came to Dauphin county and located at Hummelstown, where he had charge of the coal business of Christian Garver from 1879 to 1886, when he purchased the business, and has conducted it in his own interest since that date. In politics Mr. Holler is a Republican and is now serving his sixth year as a member of the school board of the borough, of which he was formerly the treasurer. He holds membership in Dauphin Lodge, No. 160, I.O.O.F., of Harrisburg, and in the Junior Order of United American Mechanics, of Hummelstown. Mr. Holler was married, in 1865, to Miss Rebecca Mathias, daughter of Henry Mathias, of York county. Their children are: Sarah Jane; Henry F., of Hummelstown, deputy prothonotary of Dauphin county, married Miss Alfaretta, daughter of Abner Fox, of Illinois; Charles Irvin, William Harvey, and LeRoy C. Mr. Holler is a member of the United Brethren church, and has held the office of treasurer of the Sunday-school from 1882 to the present time.
Historical Review of Dauphin County
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Date of Transcription: 11 Feb 2001
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