STROH, WINFIELD SCOTT, coal and wood dealer, was born in Harrisburg, December 1, 1861, son of Isaac F. and Sarah A. (Care), both natives of Dauphin county, and both deceased. The father was born in Fishing Creek Valley, West Hanover township, was connected with the Manada Furnaces for many years, and was subsequently engaged in the coal and wood business at Harrisburg. The parents had five children, four of whom are living: Lillie A., wife of Asher Crutchley, of Harrisburg; John C., residing in Driften, Luzerne county; Winfield S. and Alice C., wife of Henry Christ, of Harrisburg. Winfiled S. was educated in the public schools, and found employment in the puddling furnaces, where he worked for some years. Subsequently he became manager of the coal and wood business for his father, in which position he continued until his father's death in 1883, when he engaged in the business for himself. He was married in Harrisburg, August 14, 1881, to Catherine Warewich, daughter of Michael and Elizabeth Warewich. Their children are: Harry, James, Roy and Frank who died in childhood The family attend the Methodist Episcopal church.
Peggy McNeal, for the Dauphin County,
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