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LYTER, W. H., was born in Halifax, March 28, 1840; son of Christian and Catherine (bowman) Lyter. He was reared in Halifax and educated in the public school. His first business venture was in the dry goods business in Harrisburg, on Market Square, which he began in 1879 and continued for some time. Ten years later he formed a partnership with W. E. Fahnestock, doing business on Market Square, in which they were active until the spring of 1894, when Mr. Lyter retired form the firm. He returned in October, 1895, and purchased the present business. Mr. Lyter is a member of the Board of Trade. In politics he is a Republican. He was married in 18767 to Miss Helen Elizabeth Eppley, daughter of David Eppley, of Harrisburg. They have three children: Grace E., Edward and Charles A. Mr. Lyter is a member of the Fourth Street Lutheran church.


Historical Review of Dauphin County

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Date of Transcription: 26 March 2001

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