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SHULL, DR. WILLIAM M., Hummelstown, Pa., was born in Springfield township, Perry county, Pa., August 14, 1859; youngest son of Samuel and Almira (Albert) Shull, natives of Perry county. He was reared on the farm and was educated in the public school. For five years he was engaged in teaching, and a part of this time he gave instruction in the Bloomfield Academy. After a course of preparatory reading he attended the lectures at Jefferson Medical College, at Philadelphia, and was graduated from that institution in 1885. He was engaged in the practice of medicine at Concord, Franklin county, for five years, for one of which he was medical examiner for the Pennsylvania Railroad Company. In 1890 he came to Hummelstown. Dr. Shull holds membership in the Prince Edwin Lodge, F.&A.M., at Middletown, and in the Derry Council of American Mechanics. In politics he is interested and active as a member of the republican party. The Doctor was married, in 1888, to Miss Sadie, daughter of Joseph O. Ross, of Mifflin county, and to this marriage there is no issue. Formerly he was a Presbyterian, but is now a member of the German Reformed church.


Historical Review of Dauphin County

Transcribed by Donna Whipple for The Dauphin County, Pennsylvania Genealogy Transcription Project

Date of Transcription: 18 Feb 2001

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