Biography of Patrick H. McCarthy
Franklin County, NY Biographies





Patrick Henry McCarthy. - One of the representative young business men of Malone is Patrick Henry McCarthy, pharmacist, who was born in this city, July 5, 1898. He is the son of James C. and Nellie (Bizel) McCarthy.

James C. McCarthy was born at Worcester, Mass., Feb. 20, 1870. He is a plumbing and heating contractor, and for a number of years has successfully engaged in the business at Tupper Lake, N. Y. He was married in 1890 to Miss Nellie Bizel, the daughter of Samuel Bizel, well known hotel proprietor of Malone. To them were born six children, two of whom died in infancy. Those surviving are: 1. Mary, married C. W. Bouchard, lives at Tupper Lake. 2. Patrick Henry, the subject of this sketch. 3. Katherine, married William Goodell, lives at Albany, N. Y., and they have two daughters. 4. Anna, who lives at home.

Patrick Henry McCarthy was educated in the parochial schools of Malone and Tupper Lake and was graduated from Holy Ghost Academy at Tupper Lake in 1917. He then entered the School of Pharmacy, Fordham University, from which he received the degree of Ph. G. in 1920. After three years in the employ of L. C. Maid, druggist, of Tupper Lake, and one year with George E. Fitzsimmons, Mr. McCarthy entered the employ of E. D. Cook of Chauteaugay, N. Y. He established his present business at 6 Harrison Street, Malone, in October, 1926, and is recognized as one of the city's dependable merchants.


On June 25, 1923, Mr. McCarthy married Miss Kathryn Hourihan, the daughter of John and Sarah Hourihan, of Colton, N. Y. She is a graduate of Potsdam Normal School and before her marriage was a teacher in the public schools of Tupper Lake. Mr. and Mrs. McCarthy have a son, Robert H., born Feb. 13, 1927.

Politically Mr. McCarthy is a Republican. He and his wife are members of St. Joseph's Catholic Church, and he belongs to the Knights of Columbus, B. P. O. Elks and American Legion.

From:

The North Country
A History, Embracing
Jefferson, St. Lawrence, Oswego, Lewis
and Franklin Counties, New York.
By: Harry F. Landon
Historical Publishing Company
Indianopolis, Indiana 1932


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