MOYER, ELKANAH D., general secretary of the Y. M. C. A., Steelton, was born in Robisonia, North Heidelberg township, Berks county, Pa., September 24, 1869; son of Jeremiah E. and Melinda S. (Wenrich) Moyer. The father was a native of Berks county, and the mother of Lebanon county, both living and residing in Berks county, where the father is engaged in agricultural pursuits. His children are: Rufus E., Orlando C., Herbert C., Stella G., and E. D. Elkanah D. received his primary education in the public schools of his native township, and later attended the Keystone State Normal School, from which latter institution he was graduated with the class of 1889. He also took a course at the Inter-State College and four years in the public school of his native county. He then attended the Y. M. C. A. Training School at Springfield, Mass., and completed a course there, and on August 1, 1895, was appointed to his present position. Mr. Moyer is unmarried. He is a member of the St. John’s Lutheran church.
Transcribed by Judy Warner Bookwalter, for the Dauphin County,
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