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Henry B. Peters    

HENRY B. PETERS, head of the Henry E. Peters & Co. firm of druggists, was born on a farm in the township of North Whitehall, Lehigh County, in 1858. He attended the country schools. In 1869 his parents moved to Coplay where his father built the Eagle Hotel which he continued until his death in 1873 when the family moved to Allentown. Mr. Peters then entered Muhlenberg College, attending that institution until his junior year, when he entered the employ of Dr. Charles L. Lochman the pursuit of the study of pharmacy. Later he attended and was graduated in 1880 from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy as one of the honor men of the class of. 160 students, being a classmate of the successful pharmacists, George B. Evans and George G. Behringer, the latter now a trustee of the college. Mr. Peters returned to Allentown and entered the employ of August Weber, and after a year purchased the establishment of Barnes & Hartzell, 630 Hamilton Street. He continued here until 1881, when he purchased the property at 639 Hamilton Street, the present site of his business. During the summer of 1909, he remodeled the building which now is one of the most up-to-date equipped drug establishments in Pennsylvania. He carries the largest and most complete 1ine of merchandise of any business of its kind outside of Philadelphia. In 1909 his son, Harold Peters, was admitted into the firm.

Men of Allentown, Allentown, Pa. by Fred L. Shankweiler, 1917, page 11.  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 ancestry.com

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