History of Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, and a Genealogical and Biographical Record of Its Families Volume 3

History of Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, and a Genealogical and Biographical Record of Its Families Volume 3

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1914 edition. Excerpt: ...Robert L. Schaeffer was born on the old Schaeffer homestead in Richmond township, Berks county, Dec. 23, 1881. His parents are George S. and Catharine Leibelsperger Schaeffer. His early years were spent on his father's farm. He attended the public schools of his native township, and later the Keystone State Normal School. In the fall of 1901 he entered Franklin and Marshall College as a sophomor.e and was graduated in 1904. While at college he was a member of the Goethean Literary Society and the College Ralston Club. In the fall of 1904 he entered the medical department of the University of Penn sylvania, from which he was graduated in 1908. After graduation he became resident physician at Methodist Episcopal Hospital at Philadelphia. After serving a period of four months he was elected to a similar position at the Allentown Hospital. Upon leaving the hospital he became associated with Charles D. Schaeffer, M.D. In the fall of 1912 he pursued a special course in the clinical laboratory of U. P. Dr. Schaeffer is a member of the Phi Rho Sigma Medical Fraternity, the American, the Pennsylvania State, and Lehigh County Medical Associations. Frederick Schaeffer lived near the Chestnut Hill Church, in Saucon township, later moving to Lower Macungie township, where he died March 18, 1841, aged 57 years and 5 months, and was buried at the Western Salisbury Church. His wife, Catharine (nee Marcks, b. Feb. 10, 1783-June 25, 1852), bore him the following children: Nathan, Charles, lylary, married to Thomas Ludwig, resided in Berks Co.; Julian married a Mr. Hoover, of Dryland, Northampton county. Charles Schazffer lived in Upper Milford township, near the Mennonite Church. His children settled in Tioga county, Pa., and became wealthy in the...show more

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  • Paperback | 582 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 30mm | 1,025g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236786785
  • 9781236786784