Prominent Men of Scranton (Part 2)

Prominent Men of Scranton, Wilkes Barre and Vicinity,
1906 by Dwight J. Stoddard. "From the press of the Tribune Publishing Co. Scranton, PA".

Amsden, Joel
Amsden, Joel

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
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.

Button, Seward
Button, Seward

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
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.
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
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.

Heeley, Eugene
Heeley, Eugene

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.

Hitchcock, Elisha
Hitchcock, Elisha

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.

Linen, George
Linen, George

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
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.
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.
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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