Biography of Edgar F. Knickerbocker
Monroe County, MI Biographies





EDGAR F. KNICKERBOCKER, merchant tailor, of Milan, was born in York, Mich., July 13, 1862. His father was born in New York State in 1832, and is of the old Knickerbocker family. Edgar attended school at what was then called the Old Town Line school house; he then mime to Milan, attended the Union school for three years, when he began teaching at Pittsfield Junction. August 30, 1883, he married Minnie M. Harper of Milan, one child Edgar Harper, was born Oct. 20, 1884. Mr. Knickerbocker was appointed principal of the first ward school at Cadillac, Mich., in 1883. He taught until health failed, and then entered gents' furnishing store at Milan. In 1887 he opened a store of his own, the exclusive one of the kind in Milan.

From:
History of Monroe County, Michigan
Talcott E. Wing, Editor
Munsell & Company, Publishers
New York 1890.

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