McFADDEN, THOMAS F., proprietor of the Market Street Granite Works, was born in Harrisburg, July 11, 1853. He is a son of John and Margaret (Garland) McFadden. The former died February 13, 1886; the latter in December, 1882. Thomas F. received his education in the public schools of the city, and after completing his education learned the stone cutting trade with his father. In 1881 he engaged in business for himself in Lewistown, Pa. On the death of his father he returned to Harrisburg, and for ten years has been engaged in business in this city. He has built up a large and increasing business. He was married, in Lewistown, Pa., in 1877, to Emma Highshman, daughter of Louis and Hannah Highshman, natives of Lancaster county, Pa., and residents of Lewistown. Five children have been born to them, four of whom died in infancy. Their only living child is Margaret G. In political views Mr. McFadden is a Democrat. His family attend St. Patrick's Roman Catholic church.
Historical Review of Dauphin County
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Date of Transcription: 16 Feb 2001
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