WILLIAM PHILIP TODD

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WILLIAM PHILIP TODD, of South Bethlehem, Armstrong county, has been connected with the Faimount Coal Company, of New Bethlehem, since 1894, and at present holds the responsible position of head bookkeeper. He was born April 8, 1877, in Tillicoultry, Clackmannanshire, Scotland, son of Robert and Helen Jack (Philip) Todd, and has lived at South Bethlehem since he was two years old.

Mr. Todd obtained his education in the public schools. He has resided at South Bethlehem practically all his life, and began to work for the Fairmount Coal Company in 1894, in the capacity of bookkeeper. In February, 1912, he was made head bookkeeper, and he has made an excellent record for thoroughness and reliability in all he undertakes, being a typical representative of the honorable family to which he belongs.

On April 20, 1910, Mr. Todd was married to Nettie Nevada Shakely, daughter of Isaac and Sarah (Shoup) Shakely, of Emlenton, Pa., and a descendant of one of the oldest settlers of Butler county; Mrs. Todd's father was a soldier in the Civil war.

Mr. Todd is a Presbyterian in religion, and in his political views is a Republican.

Source: Pages 626, Armstrong County, Pa., Her People, Past and Present, J.H. Beers & Co., 1914
Transcribed September 2001 by Lynn Beatty for the Armstrong County Beers Project
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