Biography of Frank O. Reddish

Reddish, Frank O., p. o. Le Roy, N. Y., was born in Wyoming, Wyoming county, N. Y., November 13, 1853, a son of Hiram J. and Eliza M. (Watkins) Reddish. Hiram J. was a native of Wyoming county, and for many years conducted an extensive business at carriage manufacturing, employing at times thirty or more workmen. The children born to himself and wife were ten, as follows: Mary. Allen C., Ortaville H., Adelbert W., Edgar A., Ellen (died in May. 1862, aged sixteen), Charles M., Frank O., Florence I. and Eugene A. The father died in 1887 and the mother in May, 1898. Frank O. Reddish was educated at the Wyoming Academy. In July, 1879, he engaged as traveling salesman for S. C. Wells & Co. of Le Roy. introducing their goods throughout the United States and Canada, and serving in the capacity of general agent until the death of S. C. Wells, in July, 1898, when he resigned and purchased a three-fourths interest in a competing line formerly manufactured by George H. Wells & Co. On October 1, 1897, Mr. Reddish began the manufacture of pharmaceutical and proprietary medicines, as follows: Park's Tea for constipation, Park's Sure Cure for kidney and liver troubles, Park's Cough Syrup and Park's Kidney and Liver Plasters. Mr. Reddish married Rosetta M., daughter of Jacob and Barbara Gath Zigler; two children were born to them: C. Claude and Meta Eliza. Mr. Reddish is an energetic business man of undoubted integrity, active in good works, aspiring to the highest plane of citizenship.

Our County and it's people
A descriptive work on Genesee County, New York
Edited by: F. W. Beers
J.W. Vose & Co., Publishers, Syracuse, N. Y. 1890



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