Biography of E. B. McCoy
McKean County, PA Biographies





E. B. McCOY, druggist, Mount Jewett, a son of W. Y. and Charlotte (Darling) McCoy, of Smethport, Penn., was born in Smethport June 1, 1856. He received a practical business education in his native town, and spent his boyhood days with his parents. November 22, 1876, he married Miss Frances E., a daughter of Joseph and Rachel (Bovee) Lyman, of Binghampton, N. Y. Mr. McCoy worked in his father's drug store until 1883, when, in company with his brother, H. S., he bought a stock of drugs in Smethport, remaining in partnership until 1885, when he bought his brother's interest. Mr. McCoy continued in business here until 1887, in which year he sold. out and came to Mount Jewett, where he built a store and put in a stock of drugs. He has been successful, and is now one of the leading business men of the place; is a member of Smethport Lodge, No. 388, I. O. O. F.; also of Fisher Lodge, K. O. T. M. Mr. and Mrs. McCoy are members of the Episcopal Church at Smethport.

From:
History of the Counties of
McKean, Elk and Forest,
Pennsylvania
With Biographical Selections.
J. H. Beers & Co., Publishers
Chicago, 1890.

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