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PHILLIPS, LOUIS O., coal and wood dealer, was from at Fall River, Mass., January 6, 1847. He is a son of La Roche and Sarah B. (Wood) Phillips, both natives of Massachusetts. His early life was spent in Massachussetts and Maine, his education being received in the public schools of these States. He learned the trade of nailmaker with the Pembroke Iron Company, of Pembroke, Me., and followed this occupation till March, 1894. Since that date he has been engaged in his present business. He came to Harrisburg in the fall of 1870, and from that date to March, 1894, was engaged with Charles L. Bailey & Co., and for twenty-six years has been an honored and respected citizen of this city. He was married in Pembroke, Me., in 1865, to Miss Caroline M. Reynolds, prominent residents of Pembroke, to whom have been born four children, tow of whom are living: Clarence R. and Louis O. Mr Phillips has represented the First ward in the common council for three years. He is a member of the Knights of Honor and the Heptasophs. In political views he is a Republican. He attends the Lutheran church. He is classed with the steady, conservative and thorough business men of the city.

Transcribed by Peggy McNeal, for the Dauphin County, Pennsylvania Genealogy Transcription Project
 Date of Transcription: 1 July 2001
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