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DAVID A. WISHART, railroad conductor, P.O. Meadville, was born April 26, 1852, in Mercer County, Penn., and is a son of’ David and Maria (Hewett) Wishart, the former a native of Bedford County, Penn., the latter of New York State, and of Scottish and German ancestry respectively. Our subject’s paternal grandfather came to America in 1798; settled east of the mountains; had eleven children, of whom four still survive: David (our subject’s father), Jane and Sara (both married) and Samuel. David Wishart, Sr., had the following children: James, David A., Henry L., Frank, William, Annie. Our subject was married July 21, 1875, to Agnes, daughter of Adam Arthur, by whom he has three children: David H., Lula L. and Essie E. Mr. Wish-art is an energetic and reliable conductor on the Meadville Branch Railway, and has been nine years in the railway service.