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William G. McCaa

WILLIAM G. McCAA

One of the city’s leading photographers, was born at Ephrata, Lancaster County, Juanuary 31, 1875, a son of Dr. David Jenkins and Eugenia (Bickham) McCaa. He received his early education in the schools of his native town and then took up the study of music, receiving the instruction of many celebrated tutors. However, he did not take kindly to this profession. He then took up the study of photography and came to South Bethlehem, September 1, 1901, purchasing the establishment of Emil Schrempel at No. 319 Birch Street, which, after fourteen years, he disposed of and opened the present attractive studio at No. 111 West Fourth Street. Mr. McCaa ranks high in his profession, being an artist of rare ability, who has on more than one occasion received honorable mention at the leading trade conventions for his work. He is a member of the Elks, Northampton Club, Knights of Pythias, I.O.O.F., the Chamber of Commerce and the National Photographers Association of America. On November 14, 1904, he married Mary Boyle, daughter of Rose and the late Andrew Boyle.

 


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John L. McGovern

JOHN L. McGOVERN

Manager of the Hotel Majestic, one of the South Side’s leading hostelries, was born January 4, 1894, in South Bethlehem, a son of Annie and the late John C. McGovern. He attended the South Bethlehem schools, the Bethlehem Preparatory School and was graduated from the South Bethlehem Business College. Upon the death of his father, who for years was one of the city's most prominent citizens, he assumed the hotel management. Mr. McGov is an athlete of ability and for years was Lehigh Valley champion in distance running, a feat in which his brothers, Michael J. and Edward L. were equally successful. When war was declared he enrolled in the service of the government and is now in the navy. He is a member of the Elks, Clover Club of Allentown, and was an active Captain in recent campaigns, now a matter of history.

 

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