MYERS, Charles, merchant tailor, was born near Gettysburg, Adams county, Pa., March 6, 1860, and is a son of Rolandus and Sophia Myers. His parents were both natives of Adams county and of German extraction. The father was a master painter and followed his trade. He was an honored resident of Harrisburg for twenty-five years. He died February 25, 1890. The mother survives and at present resides in Harrisburg. Two of their children died in infancy. The survivors are: Charles; Ida M., wife of W. H. Keener; Alice K., wife of Ira D. Ritner; Jesse J., residing in Philadelphia; William H., and George C., both residing in Columbus, Ohio.
Charles Myers lived in Adams county until he was five years old. In 1865 he came with his parents to Harrisburg and has since been a continuous resident of this city. He was educated in the Harrisburg public schools and was afterwards employed by John Froehlich, merchant tailor, for over nineteen years. In March, 1891, he engaged in business for himself.
He was married in Harrisburg, November 3, 1887, to Mary L., only daughter of E. O. and Elizabeth Dare, of Harrisburg. They have one son, Joseph D.
Mr. Myers is a member of B. & P. O. of Elks, No. 241. In political views he is Democratic. He attends Bethlehem Lutheran church.
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