Biography of Dr. Harry W. Black
Cambria County, PA Biographies

Dr. Harry Wilbur Black is an enterprising and successful young dentist of Cambria County, engaged in the practice of his profession at Beaverdale. He was born at Spangler, Pa., Aug. 3, 1901, and is the son of Harry W. and Ella (Boucher) Black.

Harry W. Black is a well known merchant of Beaverdale, where he has engaged in business for 20 years. Both he and his wife are natives of Indiana County, Pa. They have two sons: Dr. Harry Wilbur, the subject of this sketch; and Samuel, a dentist, Beaverdale, Pa.

After attending the public and high schools of Beaverdale, Harry Wilbur Black entered the University of Pennsylvania, from which he received his degree in dentistry in 1923. He immediately established his practice at Beaverdale.

On Dec. 29, 1919, Doctor Black was married to Miss Madge Walker, the daughter of A. L. and Alzeda (Walters) Walker, both natives of Beaverdale, where they reside. Doctor and Mrs. Black have a daughter, Madelyn.

Doctor Black is a member of the Johnstown Dental Society, Central Pennsylvania Dental Society, Pennsylvania State Dental Association, and American Dental Association. He is a Republican, a member of the United Brethren Church and Knights of Pythias. Both Doctor and Mrs. Black are well and favorably known in the community.

History of Cambria County, Pennsylvania
By: John E. Gable
Historical Publishing Company
Topeka-Indianapolis, 1926

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