Klepfer, George Murray. (Alexandria, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania, 1860?--March 30, 1932, Harrisburg, Penn.). Attended Dickinson Seminary (Carlisle, Penn.); honorary D.D., Dickinson College. Ordained deacon, Methodist Episcopal Church, Central Pennsylvania Conference, 1884. Married Ida May Wilt; two sons and four daughters. Pastor of churches in Altoona, Carlisle, Harrisburg, Milton, and other central Pennsylvania cities. Taught briefly (one year?) at Union College, Barbourville, Kentucky. Lectured for three years on the Chautauqua circuit. Author of two books: The Young Man's Best Friends and A Family Quarrel.
--Email from Klepfer's grandson Philip Gehring to Mary Louise VanDyke, 23 February 2001, DNAH Archives Go to person page >