Posted By: County Coordinator (email)
Date: 11/9/2006 at 15:44:18
Phil Pickering, passenger engineer on the Chicago and Northwestern Railroad, was born in Essex county, New York, on January 31, 1844, and was raised there until ten years of age and then removed to Janesvillle, Rock county, Wisconsin, in 1863 he entered the employ of the Chicago & Northwestern Railroad, in 1866 he came to this county, and there is not a more highly appreciated railroad engineer on the line than the subject of this sketch, he was married to Miss Lucy J Schoonover in 1867, she was born in New York, they have a family of four children: Lucy I, George F, Philip F and Edna L
1880 Boone Co History Book
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