Cambria County Pioneers: A Collection of Brief Biographical and Other Sketches Relating to the Early History of Cambria County, Pennsylvania


Biographical sketches of prominent men make up the larger part of the book while "the remainder of the volume is devoted to subjects of historical interest relating to pioneer days in Cambria County." Biographical information covers such things as birth, marriage and death; parents; spouse; occupation or profession; military service; and community activities. Historical sketches cover such items as Johnstown as an important shipping port; the iron industry, including the building of the Cambria Iron Works; the founding of the Johnstown Tribune; and a reflection on the infamous Johnstown flood of 1889.


James M. Swank


(1910), 2008, 5½x8½, paper, index, 146 pp.

ISBN: 9780788408908