KINTER, Charles
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KINTER, Charles H., manager of the Harrisburg Electric Company, was born at Columbus, Ohio, August 2, 1857, son of George and Caroline C. (Heister) Kinter. He came to Harrisburg with his parents when a child and received his education in the public schools. He was then employed as messenger in the train dispatchers' office of the Pennsylvania railroad, from which he was transferred to the position of clerk in the freight warehouse and subsequently served for six years as passenger brakeman and conductor on the Middle division. On October 1, 1883, he was made manager of the Electric Company and has continued in charge of this important business since that time. He was married at Harrisburg, November 3, 1881, to Mary C. Groff, daughter of George M. and Elizabeth Groff. They have no children. Mr. Kinter is a member of State Capitol Lodge, No. 2030, K. of H. He is a Republican and attends Grace Methodist Episcopal Church.


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Date of Transcription: 18 Nov 2000

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