Biography of Dr. F. C. Peters
Cambria County, PA Biographies





Dr. F. C. Peters is a successful and well known dentist of Hastings. He was born at North Warren, Pa., June 16, 1893, the son of Victor and Mary (Giesselbrecht) Peters.

Both Victor Peters and his wife were born in Aisace-Lorraine, and at an early age came to this country and settled at North Warren, Pa., where they were married. They had three children: Dr. F. C., the subject of this sketch; Anna Victoria, married H. H. Trusler, lives at Warren, Pa.; and one child died in infancy. Mr. Peters is retired, and with his wife lives at North Warren, Pa.

After completing his early schooling at North Warren, and graduating from Warren High School, class of 1910, F. C. Peters entered the University of Pittsburgh, from which he received his degree in 1914 with first honors in a class of 65. In that year he established his practice at Hastings and has met with success.

On June 2, 1915, Doctor Peters was married to Miss Mina D. Slier, the daughter of Dr. O. A. and Alice (Poling) Siler. Doctor Siler is well known in Warren, Pa., where he has practiced osteopathy for 20 years. Doctor and Mrs. Peters have had three children: Muriel Ann, died in infancy, aged 17 months; Richard Carl, born May 30, 1920; and William Arthur, born March 11, 1925.

Doctor Peters is identified with the Central Pennsylvania Dental Society, Pennsylvania Dental Society, and American Dental Association, and the Psi Omega Fraternity. He is a Republican and has served as school director for six years. He holds membership in the Methodist Episcopal Church, Masonic Lodge of Patton and Williamsport Consistory.


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

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