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SULTZABERGER, D. O., Steelton, Pa., was born in York county, Pa., August 25, 1854. His father, Israel Sultzaberger, was born in York county, August 2, 1823, and died August 24, 1893. He married Miss Juliana Binneman, daughter of Henry Binneman; she died August 1, 1859. They had six children: Peter, deceased; Mary Jane, wife of Peter Snyder, of York county; Eliza Ann, deceased; D. O.; W. H., married and living in Mechanicsburg, Cumberland county, Pa.; Elizabeth, deceased. In 1860 he married, for his second wife, Miss Julianna Stouffer, of York county, who died August 10. 1893, aged seventy years, ten months and twenty-four days.

D. O. was educated in the common schools of York county. In early life he was employed in farming. At nineteen years of age he went to learn the carpenter trade, and followed this occupation until he was thirty years of age. In 1885 he engaged in the coal business, which he has carried on since that time. In the fall of 1875 he came to Steelton, where he first worked for ten years as a carpenter, and then embarked in the coal business, under the firm name of Couffer & Sultzaberger. He has an interest in the Steelton Light, Heat and Power Company. In the spring of 1885 he was elected to the borough council of Steelton for a term of three years. In 1886, he married Miss Lillie Rank, born March 1,1860; daughter of Samuel Rank, of Harrisburg. They have one child, Clarence I., born November 4, 1892. Mr. Sultzaberger is a Republican and engages actively and with much interest in all the undertakings of his party.

Historical Review of Dauphin County

Transcribed by Robert Demy for The Dauphin County, Pennsylvania Genealogy Transcription Project

Date of Transcription: 4 August 2001

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