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From: "John Ashbury" <>
Subject: [MDFR] History Moment - 1-23
Date: Fri, 23 Jan 2004 06:08:14 -0500
On January 23, 1845, M. E. Getzendanner, a family grocer and liquor dealer on West Patrick Street in Frederick, and among the founder of The Frederick Seamless Hosiery Company in 1887, was born.
On January 23, 1856, some Middletown residents issued a circular charging that area residents were being swindled out of $6,000 a year by the Frederick County government. A meeting was held on January 26 in an effort to form a new county to be called "Johnson County."
On January 23, 1941, Lewis A. Rice, a prominent Frederick businessman and former president of the Maryland Chapter of The Sons of The American Revolution, died. He was born October 17, 1861, in Frederick.
If anyone can add information to these History Moments,
or would like to suggest an item for another calendar day,
please contact me privately.
John W. Ashbury
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