Biography of Howard S. Kennedy
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Kennedy, Howard S., was born in Troy in 1858. His father, Peter H. Kennedy, came to Troy in 1845 and worked at his trade of cabinet making. His mother was Elizabeth Van Volkinburgh of Columbia county. He attended common schools and took a short course at Troy Business College. When thirteen years old he went to work for Coon & Van Volkinburgh in the shirt and collar business which was consolidated with the Cluett factory in 1889, and became superintendent of that concern. He is a member of Trinity M. E. church, and is president of the Troy Conference Epworth League. He married Josie A. Sharp of Troy in 1879.

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


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