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PAGE, S. S., Oberlin, Pa., was born in Paxtang township, Dauphin county, Pa., in 1856; son of Daniel and Mary Ann (Overcash) Page. He attended the schools in Dauphin county, and at Palmyra, Pa., and was employed on the farm until seventeen years of age, when he became an apprentice at the carpenter trade with J. B. Dunkle, upon completion of which he engaged in contracting and building. Subsequently he took up the real estate business at Steelton, in which he has continued until the present time. In his political views Mr. Page is a Republican, and takes an active part in public matters. He was elected justice of the peace in 1877, and served until 1892, when he was elected a member of the Legislature, and in 1894 was re-elected to the same office. He has been a delegate to county conventions, and has served on the Republican County Committee. Mr. Page was instrumental in the organization of the Citizens’ Passenger Railway Company, and was one of the directors of the company up to 1895. He is also a director in the Dauphin County Fire Insurance Company, and is the president of the Guarantee Fire Insurance Company, of Philadelphia. Mr. Page was married, in 1876, to Miss Lizzie Brehm, of Hummelstown, by whom he has six children: Anna Mary, Jennie Pearl, Arthur Levan, Louman Brehm, Edgar Sylvester, and Faith G. Mr. Page has been an honored citizen of Oberlin since 1876, and has contributed largely to the growth and prosperity of the place.

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Transcribed by Judy Warner Bookwalter, for the Dauphin County, Pennsylvania Genealogy Transcription Project –
Date of Transcription: 17 July 2001
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