MEYER, Robert L., bottler, was born in Harrisburg, April 2, 1872; son of Charles L. and Sybilla (Swunger) Meyer, the former a native of Westphalia, Prussia, the latter of Lebanon county, Pa. The father came to Harrisburg in his youth and was a continuous resident and in business in this city until his death, June 4, 1893. His family consisted of eight children: Catherine, wife of John Gorman; Ella, wife of William McLean; Grace, Robert, May, Emma, Bertha and Lucretia. Robert L. received his education in the city schools, after which he learned the trade of machinist and followed that occupation six years. Upon the death of his father in 1893 he succeeded to his business which he has conducted since that time. In political views Mr. Meyer is a Liberal.
Historical Review of Dauphin County
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