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Harvey S. Dengler    

HARVEY S. DENGLER, the fifth child of John G. and Catherine S. Dengler, and subject of this sketch, received his education in the public schools, and Oley Academy, and later commenced teaching school at the age of seventeen, at Pricetown, for three years.

On April 29, 1892, Harvey S. Dengler engaged in the insurance business with the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company at Reading for three years, and from March 25, 1895, with the Baltimore Life Insurance Company, at Pottsville, for six years. On April 1, 1901, he came to Allentown, and located his office at 711 Hamilton street, where he is the superintendent of the Baltimore Life Insurance Company, which he represented during the past nineteen years. Mr. Dengler is a member of Salem Evangelical. church, Allentown, and superintendent of the Sunday school for the past ten years. He is also treasurer of the East Penna. Conference Branch of the Young People's Alliance, and one of the first eight lay delegates of the East Penna. Conference of the Evangelical Association; steward of the church, and member of the choir; a representative of the church to the organized Bible Class and Laymen's Missionary Movement; also member of the Young Men's Christian Association.

He is also a member of the following orders: Worshipful Master during the year 1915 Greenleaf Lodge, No. 561, F. & A. M.; Allen Commandery, No. 20, K. T.; Alien Chapter, No. 203, R. A. M.; Allen Council, No. 23, R. & S. M.; Rajah Temple, A. A. 0. N. M.S.; Caldwell Consistory, S. P. R. S.; Ann Penn Allen Chapter, No. 145, 0. E. S. On Nov. 28, 1895, he married Anna Schultz, born at Reading, March 26, 1871, daughter of Samuel and Sarah (Althouse) Schultz, and sister of Mrs. Rev. Simon Sipple, pastor of Zion's Reformed church of Allentown, and Mrs. Harry L. Mohr, of the Lehigh Valley Shoe & Rubber Company, of the same city. From this union two children were born: a daughter who died in infancy, and a son, John Samuel, born Nov. 9, 1909.

History of Lehigh County, Pennsylvania and a genealogical and biographical record of its families by Charles Rhoads Roberts,, Allentown, 1914  More Lehigh County History Books  Search Hundreds of 1880s-1890s Pennsylvania County History Books for biographies and historical information on your ancestors.  View the book page images on line and print them out for your genealogy file!  Free Access to the old history books - plus birth & death records, census images and ALL other records at

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