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, et.al, Allentown, 1914
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