LANGLOTZ, Martin, merchant, was born in the province of Saxony, September 9, 1846. He is a son of John and Elizabeth Langlotz. His parents came to this country when he was nine years old, and, after living one year in Boston, removed to Allegany county, Md., where they spent the remainder of their lives. They are both deceased. They had nine children.
Martin Langlotz spent his early life in the Maryland home and attended the free schools of his adopted country. In 1872 he removed to Harrisburg, where for the past twenty-four years he has conducted a grocery, provision and notion store. Amid the numerous changes which have taken place among the business men and firms of Harrisburg, Mr. Langlotz has held steadily on his way. His continuance in business with growing success demonstrates his business ability and the solidity of his character. He was married, in York county, Pa., to Katherine, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Boesch, natives of Germany, and residents of York, Pa. Mr. and Mrs. Langlotz have had two children, one of whom died in infancy. The living child is Bransby F. In political views Mr. Langlotz holds with the Democratic party. He attends the Lutheran church.
Historical Review of Dauphin County
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Date of Transcription: 7 May 2001
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