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Fassett, H. B.
H. B. Fassett, D. D. S., of Lansing, was born in Bennington, Vermont, March 8, 1890, a son of H. B. and Caroline S. (Shakshober) Fassett. The father of Dr. Fassett was likewise born at Bennington, and the subject of this sketch is the elder of the two sons, the younger, John S., being associated with the Dye Manufacturing Company, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Dr. Fassett in 1910 was graduated from the Bennington high school. In 1915 he entered the University of Michigan, department of dentistry, and was graduated in 1918. However, on December 26, 1917, in connection with the nation's participation in the World war, he enlisted in the Dental Corps Reserve of the United States Army. He served at Fort Ogelthorpe, Georgia, and was discharged December 15, 1918. He practiced his profession at Grand Ledge, Michigan, from January 19, 1919, to September, 1919, moved to Lansing in the later fall of that year and on July 1, 1923, he was appointed city dentist on the board of health. Dr. Fassett attends the Baptist church, belongs to the Golf Club and is a Mason. He is active in the affairs of his profession and holds membership in the local and national dental organizations. He is favorably known and distinctly useful outside the dental field as well as within.