Biography of Andrew Gallagher
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Gallagher, Andrew, was born in Hoosick, January 23, 1849. He was a son of John and Julia (Lebaron) Gallagher, he a native of Ireland, and she a native of Hoosick. and daughter of one of the early settlers who came from Rhode Island. The father of Mr. Gallagher was a farmer by occupation, and died in 1852; his widow lives in Hoosick. Mr. Gallagher was reared on a farm and educated in the common schools and followed farming for a short time, then went to New York city and engaged in the ice business for about six years, and in 1879 came to Johnsonville and engaged in the mercantile business near the axe factory, where he is still located, conducting a very successful business. Mr. Gallagher was married in 1877 to Mary A. Mitting of Pittstown. N. Y., by whom he had four children: Frank N., Bessie M. Howard F. and Chester A.

From:
Landmarks of Rensselaer County
BY: George Baker Aaderson
Published By: D. Mason & Co. Publishers
Syracuse, NY 1897


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