Levitt Ellsworth Custer
|Levitt Ellsworth Custer|
Custer circa 1912
June 18, 1863|
|Died||January 3, 1924(aged 60)|
|Children||Levitt Luzern Custer|
|Parent(s)||Isaac Newton Custer|
He was born on June 18, 1863 in Perrysville, Ohio to Isaac Newton Custer, a dentist. He attended the public schools in New Philadelphia, Ohio and Westerville, Ohio. He saved for college from 1878 to 1879 by playing the cornet with a river circus band that traveled from Cincinnati, Ohio to New Orleans, Louisiana. Then attended Otterbein University and graduated in 1884. He then attended the Ohio College of Dental Surgery in 1885.
He died on January 3, 1924.
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