|Posted By:||Cathy Farrell|
|Subject:||JACOB WOLKOSKY AND MAYER WOLKOSKY|
|Post Date:||March 15, 2012 at 04:44:10|
|Forum:||Allegheny County, PA Genealogy Forum|
Title: History of Allegheny county, Pennsylvania: including its early settlement and progress to the present time ; a description of its historic and interesting localities ; its cities, towns and villages; religious, educational, social and military history ; mining, manufacturing and commercial interests, improvements, resources, statistics, etc. ; also, biographies of many of its representative citizens
Author: Cushing, Thomas, b. 1821
WOLKOSKY BROTHERS (JACOB and MAYER), clothiers, McKeesport, are natives of Russia, where they were reared and educated. JACOB came to America in 1880, located in Pittsburgh, and in 1881 embarked in the jewelry business in that city, in which he was engaged five years. In 1887 he carried on the clothing business in Connellsville, Pa., six months, and Oct. 1st, same year established his present business in McKeesport, in company with his brother, MAYER, who came to this country in 1884.