Verus Hope Metzger
Portrait: from composite, Courtesy Lycoming County Bar Association
Verus Metzger was born in Clinton Township, Lycoming County, 1859, the son of the Hon. John J. (Johann Jacob) and Endetta Metzger, originally of Wuerttenberg, Germany; educated in public schools, Dickinson Seminary, and graduated form Gettysburg College in 1878. He studied law with his father and was admitted to the county bar in April 1881; district attorney 1883-1886; elected to state Senate, 1887-1890; member of Co. G, 12th Regt., Pennsylvania National Guard; married Lulu Condradi of Bethlehem, Pa. Verus Died on May 28, 1891.
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