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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