MAUK, SAMUEL T., undertaker and funeral director, Steelton, was born in Mechanicsburg, Cumberland county, Pa. He is a son of Thomas and Elizabeth (Humberg) Mauk, who are referred to in another place in this volume. His early life was spent under the paternal roof, and his education was received in the public schools of his native town and in the Business College of Harrisburg, Pa. He has been engaged to the business of undertaking since he left school, having received his first training from his father. He is also a graduate of the F. A. Solomon Embalming School, of Harrisburg, his certificate of proficiency bearing the date of July 28, 1891. He has also a diploma from the Clark School of Embalming, Philadelphia, dated the same year. Early in 1893 Mr. Mauk established his business in Steelton. By strict personal attention to the requirements of has art, he has secured a patronage which would be creditable to older houses. His establishment is tastefully fitted up and furnished with all needful modern appliances. He has in stock a full line of funeral furnishing goods, and is able to meet the various tastes and needs of his patrons, from the most elaborate and costly outfittings to gratify the wealthy to the simplest supply for the slenderest purse. And withal, to rich and poor alike, are given the decorous, regardful and sympathetic services of the trained and efficient director, Mr. Mauk. He attends the Methodist Episcopal church, and is not married.
Historical Review of Dauphin County
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Date of Transcription: 4 August 2001
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