STUDEBAKER, Clement, was born in Fairview township, York county, Pa., December 26, 1851. He is a son of the late Jacob and Nancy (Mohler) Studebaker. Jacob Studebaker was born in Adams county, Pa. He was a farmer. For some years after his marriage he lived in Cumberland county, Pa., but returned to York county and spent the remainder of his life. He died in Fairview township, York county, July 20, 1855. He married Nancy Mohler, of Cumberland county, who survives him and resides in Harrisburg. One of thier nine children died in infancy. The others are: Daniel, died July 12, 1855; Sarah, wife of Dr. Simon Landis, of Lancaster, Pa. died May 29, 1854; John, residing in Minneapolis, Minn.; Elizabeth, wife of Samuel Flickinger, of Harrisburg; Henry, died March 8, 1867; Nancy, of Harrisburg; Jacob, living in Salt Lake City, and Clement.
Clelment Studebaker spent his youth in his native township. He attended the pubic schools until he reached the age of fourteen. 1n 1865 he removed with his parents to Mechanicsburg, Pa., where he completed his education in the Cumberland Valley Institute of that place. He first made an engagement as traveling salesman, which continued until 1872. In February of that year be engaged in the grocery business in Harrisburg, which he has successfully conducted since that time. He is one of the solid business men of the city.
He was married in Harrisburg, January 9, 1887, to Margaret, daughter of George W. and Sarah (Ebersole) Barnes. They have no children. Mr. Studebaker belongs to the Harrisburg Board of Trade. He is an active member of the Heptasophs. In political views he is a straight Republican. He and his wife attend the Pine Street Presbyterian church.
Historical Review of Dauphin County
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Date of Transcription: 15 May 2001
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