Biography of John Rhadigan


Rhadigan, John, Tonawanda, one of Tonawanda's prominent merchants, was born in Marysville. St. Clair county, Mich., May 13, 1845. His parents, jemes and Mary (McCormick) Rhadigan, came from Ireland in 1840 and first settled in Canada, but soon remeved to Marysville, Mich. Mr. Rhadigan early identified himself with the lumber trade, and for the past thirty-eight years has been engaged in the lake transportation business, which he still follows during the summer months. He is one of the best known men on the great lakes, and is a member of the C. M. B. A. July 7, 1879, he married Belinda, daughter of Thomas Strong, of Tonawanda, N. Y., and they have three children living: John R., William S. and Belinda.

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