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Representative Young Irish-Americans of Troy, NY: Edward J. McKenna

Representative Young Irish-Americans of Troy, NY: Edward J. McKenna

Edward J. McKenna was born in this city March 10, 1852. His parents were John and Elizabeth McKenna. He has always lived in Troy.

…He started in life as a dry goods clerk, but later secured an appointment on the Troy police as a detective. He was promoted to police captain and is now in charge of the Third Precinct, having been in police service for fourteen years.

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