SPAHR, WILLIAM A., of the firm of J. H. Spahr & Bro., flour and feed merchants, is a son of John and Mary (Hoff) Spahr. He was born near Mount Wolf, York county, January 2, 1862. His boyhood days were spent at Mount Wolf, York county, January 2, 1862. His boyhood days were spent at Mount Wolf, and his education was received in the public schools of his native county. Later he attended the Business College of Toledo, Ohio When eighteen years of age he became apprenticed to the flour milling business with his brother Henry, at Glen Rock, York county. He spent ten years at this business, and has for several years past been engaged in the flour and feed business in connection with his brother, John H., in Harrisburg.
He was married at Trenton, N. J., to Margaret E Clinton, daughter of Emanuel and Susan Clinton, of Harrisburg. One son was born to them, who died in infancy. He is not connected with any secret societies at the date of this writing. He is Democratic in his political views. He and his wife attend the Lutheran church.
The members of the firm of J. H. Spahr & Bro. are both honorable business men, and are highly respected in business and social circles for their personal worth.
Peggy McNeal, for the Dauphin County,
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