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REDMOND, Andrew, carriage, wagon and harness dealer, was born in the province of Ulster, county Down, Ireland, August 26, 1868. He is a son of Thomas H. and Jane (Redmond) Redmond, both natives of Ulster. The father emigrated to this country in 1880, and for the past fourteen years has been in the employment of the Pennsylvania Railroad Company. The mother and remaining members of the family came to America in 1882. The family consists of four living children: Thomas H., Andrew, Joseph and Lizzie J. Andrew was educated in the common schools of his native country. When fourteen years of age he came to the United States and located in Harrisburg. In 1882 he learned the trade of baker, and worked at this trade for three years. In 1885 he engaged in this business for himself. In 1889 he engaged in his present business, and, although tested by fire and water, his efforts have been crowned with success. He has one of the finest and best stocked establishments in the region. His cardinal principles of business are the best goods, directly from the best manufacturers, bought on the best terms and sold to patrons on the lowest honest margin, and he finds these winning principles. He was married at Harrisburg, June 20, 1894, to Anna B. McFadden, daughter of Samuel and Mary McFadden, of Harrisburg. He is a member of Egyptian Commandery, No. 114, Knights of Malta. In politics Mr. Redmond is a Republican. He and his wife attend the Market Square Presbyterian church.

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Date of Transcription: 25 Nov. 2000

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