McENTEE, Thom. T.
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McENTEE, THOMAS T., superintendent of the open hearth department, Pennsylvania Steel Company, was born in Lancaster county, Pa., March 28, 1861. He is a son of Peter and Catherine (Lynch) McEntee. The family removed from Lancaster county to Perry county, and in 1872 to Harrisburg, Dauphin county, Pa. Peter McEntee was a keeper in the blast furnace. He died in Steelton in 1879; his wife died in 1890. Thomas T. McEntee was twelve years of age when he came with his parents to Dauphin county. He attended the public schools and made his beginning of work in the Minnick brickyard. In 1873 he came to Steelton, and was employed by the Pennsylvania Steel Company as a laborer in the open hearth department. He was gradually promoted until he was made superintendent of that department in 1890. Mr. McEntee was married, in 1886, to Miss Mary, daughter of Simon Quinn, a native of Maryland, and a resident of Steelton. They have three children: Bernard, Thomas, and Marie. Mr. McEntee is a stockholder in the Harrisburg Trust Company. His politics are Democratic. The family are members of St. James' Catholic church.

Historical Review of Dauphin County

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Date of Transcription: 4 August 2001

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