LeFEVRE, JAMES HASBROUCK, superintendent of the slabbing mill department of the Pennsylvania Steel Works, was born February 28, 1868, in Somerset county, N. J. His father, Rev. James LeFeyre, D. D., a native of Ulster county, N. Y., has been for thirty-nine years an able and honored minister of the Dutch Reformed church, and his mother, whose maiden name was Cornelia B. Hasbrouck, was also a native of Ulster county. His parents had the following children: Egbert, Cornelia B., Laura H., Esther Dew, James H., and Joseph H.
James H. received the usual primary instructions, and took a college preparatory course of four years in the grammar school of Rutger's College, after which he pursued the four years' course of study in Rutger's College, from which he was graduated in chemistry with the class of 1889. In the same year he was engaged in chemical work in the laboratory of Dr. Peter T. Austen for a few mouths. On November 1, 1889, he came to Steelton, where he was given his present position, which he has ever since ably and acceptably filled.
Mr. LeFevre was married, April 7, 1896, to Miss Florence G. Howard, daughter of George C. and Georgiana (Smith) Howard. Her father is a prominent and successful physician at Lawrence, Mass. Mr. LeFevre is a Democrat in politics.
Historical Review of Dauphin County
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