BLACK, Andrew K.
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BLACK, Andrew Krause, son of Joseph and Elizabeth Krause Black, was born January 16, 1825, at Harrisburg, Pa. He was educated in the public schools of the borough, and learned the trade of bricklayer and builder, in which occupation he engaged until 1892. He served as a member of the select and common councils of the city of Harrisburg, and for several years was one of the inspectors of the Dauphin county prison. He represented the county in the Legislature in 1871 and 1872, and under the Constitution of 1874 represented the city of Harrisburg in that body in 1877 and 1878. In December, 1891, was appointed by President Harrison postmaster of Harrisburg. Mr. Black married, in 1849, Rebecca Irwin Clark, daughter of William and Maria Clark, of Clark's Ferry, and their children were: Emma, Harriet, George Murray, Alfred T., Irene Elizabeth, who married J. C. Harlicker, Maria Clark, and Amy Chaplin.

Historical Review of Dauphin County

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Date of Transcription: 31 Dec 2000

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