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McIntosh, W. G.

W. G. McIntosh is a substantial citizen and reliable business man of Butler. He was born at Dubois, Pennsylvania, September 13, 1887, and is the son of William and Alice Jane (Rumburger) McIntosh.
William McIntosh, deceased, was a native of Jefferson County, Pennsylvania. He spent most of his life in that district of the county which is known as "Beech Woods," and engaged in the transfer business. He died at Dubois in December, 1926, and his wife, a native of Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, died in 1912. Mr. and Mrs. McIntosh had six children: J. H., lives at Dubois ; C. A., deceased; R. M., lives at Cleveland, Ohio ; W. G., the subject of this sketch ; W. R., associated in business in Butler with his brother, W. G.; and Cora, married D. D. Miller, lives at Grampian, Pennsylvania.
W. G. McIntosh received his education in the public schools of Dubois and began his business career in that city with the Hibner Hoover Hardware Company, where he learned the tinner's trade. He remained with that concern from 1904 until 1912 and then came to Butler, where he became associated with the tinning and sheet metal business owned by J. G. and W. Campbell. This business was founded more than half a century ago and is the oldest of its kind in the city. Mr. McIntosh purchased the entire business in 1921, which he has since successfully conducted. It is located at 251 East Cunningham Street.
Mr. McIntosh was married to Miss Grace Phillips, of Butler, the daughter of Curtis and Mary (Wyant) Phillips. They have a daughter, Mary Jane.
Politically Mr. McIntosh is identified with the Republican party and he is a member of the Knights of Pythias, Elks Lodge, U. C. T., and the Rotary Club.

History of Butler County, Pa, 1927, page 1002


 

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