Men of Scranton (Part 2)
Men of Scranton, Wilkes Barre and
1906 by Dwight J. Stoddard. "From the press of the Tribune Publishing
Co. Scranton, PA".
pg 10 - Born Rutland, Va., December, 1868. Educated Norwich Military
University. Married Anna Thresa Power. Poineer. Civil Engineer.
Resident of Black River Canal and while there was Brigade Inspector of
Militia with the rank of Major. Came to Scranton in 1850. Laid out
Scranton proper, mapping the streets as they are now. (Deceased at time
of printing - before 1906.)
Brewster, M.D., Frederick D
pg 178 - Born Montrose, Pa., Oct. 8, 1850. Educated Public Schools,
Mansfield S. N. S., N. Y. Homeo. Med. Col. Married M. Emma Wilson, June
8, 1881. Physician and Surgeon. Mem. Medical Staff Hahnemann Hospital.
pg 157 - Born England, Oct. 5, 1875. Educated England. Married
Charlotte A. Johns, July 3, 1894. Foreman Hillside Coal & Iron
Co. Mem. Acacia Lodge, No. 579, F. & A. M.; Pittston Royal Arch
Chapter, No. 242, R. A. M.; Wyoming Valley Com., No. 57, K. T.; Irem
Tem., W.-Barre, Pa. Jermyn, Pa.
Conn, Charles F
pg 101 - Born Concord, New Hampshire, Nov. 11, 1865. Educated Dartmouth
College. Married Mabel S. Dwight, Nov. 7, 1889. Vice President
Lackawanna and Wyoming Valley R. R. Co.
Coolidge, M. D., John W.
pg 178 - Born Wellsborough, Pa. Educated Univ. of Mich. Physician and
Surgeon. Mem. Amer. Ins. Of Homeopathy, State Homeo. Med. Soc.,
Surgeon-in-Chief Hahnemann Hospital for many years.
Collins, W Scott
pg 100 - Born Peebles, Scotland, Jan. 13, 1858. Educated Free Church
School Peebles. Married Catherine Ann Kes, May 6, 1886. Architect.
Principal The School of Architecture. International Correspondence
Schools. Recording-Chief Scranton Caledonian Club.
pg 121 - Born Kingston, Pa., Aug. 29, 1864. Educated Scranton High
School. Married Gertrude A. Shiffer, Sept. 18, 1900. Gen. Fire Ins.
Pansy Lumber Co. Vice Pres. Federal Granite Brick Co. Mem. Scranton
Bicycle Club, Country Club, Central Rep. Club.
pg 10 - Born Claremont, N.H., Jan. 21, 1778 - *Oct. 16, 1858. Married
Ruth Slocum, July 24, 1811. Building Mill Wheels. Came to Scranton
(then Slocum Hollow) in 1809. Millwright.
pg 38 - Born Greenlaw, Scotland, April 29, 1802-*Sept. 1888. Educated
Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh. Married Sarah Cortwright Davies,
April 1st, 1833. Artist.
Linen, James Alexander
pg 38 - Born Greenfield Township, Lack'a Co., Pa., June 23, 1840.
Educated Newark, N.Y.; Academy and High School. Married Anna C. Blair,
December, 1869. Banker. President First Nat. Bank. First Lieut. Co. B,
26th N.J. Vols. War of Rebellion. Capt. Co. D, 13th Reg't, N.G.P.
Schubert, Henry J.
pg 120 - Born near Mertztown, Berks Co., Pa., Jan. 17, 1851. Educated
Longswamp, Berks Co., Pa. Married Maria H. Mertz, Oct. 24, 1878. Supt.
Prudential Ins. Co. of America. Mem. Scranton Board of Trade.
Stanton, M.D., John P.
pg 179 - Born Scranton, Pa., April 25, 1878. Educated Scranton High
School, Univ., Beel Hospital Med. Coll. Married Anna Bell, June 24,
1902. Physician and Surgeon. Attending Physician House of Good
Shepherd. Mem. Co., State and Amer Med. Associations.
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