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ROUMFORT, CHARLES E., bread and cracker baker, was born at Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia, Pa., November 30, 1828. He is the son of Augustus L. and Mary M. (Kline) Roumfort. His early life was spent in Philadelphia, and his education was received in the public schools of that city. After completing his education he learned baking and has made it his occupation throughout his life. In 1853 he removed to Harrisburg and established himself in business in which he was continuously and successfully engaged until March, 1896, when he sold out and retired. He was married, in Philadelphia, to Elizabeth Haas, born at Chestnut Hill, daughter of Mathias and Malinda Haas. They have three children: Mary, wife of W. F. Kunkle, residing in Philadelphia; Victorine M., wife of M. Coover, residing in Harrisburg, and Augustus L.

Augustus L. Roumfort was born in Harrisburg, January 30, 1866. He took the regular course of instruction in the city schools and also in the Commercial College. His education ended, he at once became connected with his father in business, in which he was actively employed until his father's retirement from business. The elder Mr. Roumfort is a Democrat. The family attend the Episcopal church.

Historical Review of Dauphin County

Transcribed by Robert Demy for The Dauphin County, Pennsylvania Genealogy Transcription Project

Date of Transcription: 12 Feb 2001

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