Genealogical History of Hudson and Bergen Counties, New Jersey

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Higginson Book Company, 2013 - History - 288 pages
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1900 edition. Excerpt: ...removed to Bayonne. Hudson County, and established himself in business as a butcher, in which he was very successful. For a number of years he has been engaged in the liquor business in Bayonne. In politics Mr. Smith is a consistent Democrat, active in public affairs, and prominent in campaign work. For three terms he was one of the School Trustees of Bayonne. and in that capacity rendered efficient service to the city and to the cause of local education. He is the founder and President of the Edward Smith Association, one of the leading political organizations in Hudson County. He is also Vice-President of the Liquor Dealers' Association, of Bayonne, a member of the Exempt Firemen's Association, and a member of Bayonne Lodge. No. 99, F. and A. M.. and of Bayonne Council, No. 695. Royal Arcanum. His religious affiliations are with the Dutch Reformed Church. Mr. Smith is a prominent and enterprising citizen, active in promoting every worthy object, prompt in the discharge of duty, and thoroughly identified with the best interests of his section. He is an acknowledged leader of the Democratic party in Bayonne and for many years has wielded an important influence in shaping the political destinies of his party there. On June 23, 1876. Mr. Smith married Emily Gilhooley, daughter of R. G. and Eliza (Hoffman) Gilhooley, of Nyack, N. Y. They have four children: Frank, Ellen Tallman, John, and Mary. LOUIS ALBERT MENEGAUX, a leading plumber of Union Hill, N. J., and a member and formerly President of the West Hoboken Board of Education, was born in Philadelphia, Pa., June 14, 1868. His parents, Charles Frederick Menegaux and Louisa Petchin, were natives of France and descendants of old and respected families; his paternal grandfather, Frederick...

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