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MINNICK, Michael E., brickmaker, Harrisburg, Pa., was born in Philadelphia, October 27, 1857. He is a son of Michael and Jane Murphy Minnick. The father died October 13, 1862, and the mother January 25, 1881. They had a family of five children. Mrs. Minnick’s father died May 4, 1872, and her mother still survives. Michael E. received his education in the public schools of Harrisburg. At an early age he learned the trade of brickmaking. From 1876 to 1886 he was in the hotel business, and then engaged in making bricks with the firm of Maloney & Minnick. In 1893 the firm dissolved partnership, and since then Mr. Minnick has conducted the business in company with his brother. He was married, June 4, 1891, to Ellen J., daughter of James and Annie M. Nugert, of Philadelphia. They have one child, Thomas. In politics he is a Democrat, and is a member of the Roman Catholic church.

Commemorative Biographical Encyclopedia of Dauphin County, Pennsylvania

Transcribed by Leslie Silvernail (lsilvernail@cfl.rr.com) for The Dauphin County, Pennsylvania Genealogy Transcription Project - http://maley.net/transcription

Date of Transcription: 11 August 2001

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