Biography of Harry P. Harbaugh
Allegheny County, PA Biographies

HARRY P. HARBAUGH, one of the four hundred traveling salesmen employed by the great pickling and preserve works of the H. J. Heinz Company, of the North Side, was born in Westmoreland county, Pennsylvania, November 5, 1869. After being thoroughly educated in the schools of Pittsburg [sic] he was with the Vienna Yeast Company for about three years and in 1890 went to work with the Heinz Pure Food Preserving Company, which is his present occupation. He is largely interested in the building improvements of Brushton and has just completed five nice residences.

He is a member of the Masonic order, Dallas Lodge, No. 508. He was united in marriage to Elizabeth, daughter of W. L. Stewart, of Homestead, Pennsylvania, who was born in McKeesport, Pennsylvania, and was a carpenter and contractor. He married Amanda Rankin, by whom were born Elizabeth (Mrs. Harbaugh), Mame, Jennie (Stewart) Hunter and Bart R. The father died in 1902 and the mother in 1907.

(For an account of Mr. Harbaugh's parentage the reader is referred to the sketch of their son, John A. Harbaugh, in this work.) Not online at this time.

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