WALLIS, FRANK J., Harrisburg, was born at Liverpool, Perry county, Pa., November 23, 1868, son of Robert and Margaret (McLinn) Wallis. He attended the public schools in Perry county until he was seventeen years of age. He then was for one year a clerk at Port Royal, Juniata county, in the store of R. Raumels & Son. In 1887 he came to Harrisburg, where he clerked for a year and a half in the grocery store of E. A. Hoffer, and in 1889 was employed as bookkeeper by H. M. Kelley, in the coal trade, with whom he remained one year after which he was with another coal company in the same capacity for six months. Since 1890 Mr Wallis has been a bookkeeper for J. B. Montgomery For three years he was associated with his father in the livery business. He was married at Harrisburg October 5, 1893, to Miss Annie F. McKee, daughter of C. and Mary McKee. Mr. Wallis is a member of Dauphin Lodge, No. 160, I. O. O. F. In church fellowship he is connected with Christ's Lutheran church. Mrs. Wallis was born October 10, 1871, and her parents were both natives of Perry county.
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