REICHERT, DAVID J., gardener and farmer, was born in Susquehanna township, April 26, 1862. He is a son of Henry and Maragret (Douglass) Reichert, natives of Dauphin county, Pa. They had ten children: Mary E., deceased; Emma A., wife of Hamilton Bender; David J.; Henry L.; William J.; Rebecca, wife of George Hoyert; Andrew A., Benjamin H., Frederick J., and Carrie M.
David J. Reichert took the usual course in the schools of his native township. In the close of his school days he engaged in farming and gardening, and has continued to make these occupations his business to the present time. He is alive to the demands of the time, and is too enterprising and progressive to fall behind the leading men in his line.
He was married, October 18, 1883, to Fannie E., daughter of Lazarus and Mary (Kreiser) Cassel. They have one child, Cleveland W. Reichert. The parents of Mrs. Reichert are both old residents of Dauphin county. In his political views Mr. Reichert is a democrat. The family are members of the Lutheran church.
Historical Review of Dauphin County
Date of Transcription: 06 Aug 2001
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