Biography of E. B. Hoops
Cook County, Il Biographies

E. B. HOOPS, importer and jobber, of the firm of John W. Goetz, 176 Madison Street, retail store, City of Paris, corner of State and Washington streets, was born in Jackson, Mich., in 1847, son of Joseph and Anna Hoops. He came to Chicago in 1860 and entered the employ of Field, Palmer & Leiter, as salesman, about 1867, in the retail department, remaining with them about nine years, after which he spent one year in Colorado, when he returned and entered the employ of Charles Gossage for one year, then entering the firm of J. W. Goetz & Co. He was married in 1872 to Miss Mary L. Comford. They have had five children, two are now living - Francis B., born in 1874, and Allie M., born in 1878. Mrs. Hoops died in March, 1881.


FROM:
History of Cook County, Illinois
From the earliest period to the present time.
BY: A. T. Andreas
A. T. Andreas, Publisher
Chicago 1884.

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