Biography of Patrick S. White
Wayne County, NY Biographies





White, Patrick S., was born in Syracuse May 6, 1852, where he was educated in the public schools. He entered the N. Y. C. Railway shops, learned the trade of machinist, and worked his way through the various grades to locomotive engineer of passenger train, which position he still holds. He ran the first passenger train out of Newark on the West Shore Railway in 1884. December 22, 1874, he married Mary Kenny of Rochester, and they have had four children: Hattie, who died in infancy in Rochester; Dalros M., who died in Syracuse, aged three years; Florence M., born in Rochester, and Bertha E., born in Newark. Mr. White's father, Moses, was born in Ireland in 1825. He married Elizabeth Powers and had four children, Patrick, as above, George, Charles and Elizabeth. He too was a railroad man and came to the United States before 1852. He died, aged fifty two, and his wife still survives, living at the old home in Syracuse. Mr. White is a member of the Catholic Benevolent Legions.

From:
Landmarks of Wayne County, New York
Edited by: Hon. George W. Cowles
Assisted by: H. P. Smith and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1895


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