LUTZ, RICHARD L., of the firm of Gerlock & Lutz, dealers in stone, lime, cement, etc., was born at Hummelstown, Dauphin county, Pa., February 15, 1857. He is a son of Amos and Susannah (Hummel) Lutz. The father was a native of Lehigh county, and settled at Hummelstown at an early date, where he spent his life. The mother was born in Hummelstown; she is still living and resides at Harrisburg. They had thirteen children, four of whom are still living: Jacob D., David A., Richard L., and John S., all residing in Harrisburg. Richard L. Lutz was educated in the schools of Hummelstown. He learned the trade of machinist at which he worked for about thirteen years. In 1890 he engaged in his present business in connection with Mr. Gerlock. He was married, at Harrisburg, December 28, 1875, to Louisa Gerlock. Five children have been born to them: Frank L., James H., John Edward, Richard Allen and Elsie Louisa. Mr. Lutz is a member Capital City Castle, No. 40, K. of G. E.; of Dauphin Lodge, No. 160, I. O. O. F.; and of Lodge No. 150, I. O. H.
Historical Review of Dauphin County
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Date of Transcription: 16 Feb 2001
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