Biographical Sketch of A. Tucker, St. Joseph, Buchanan County, MO

>From "History of Buchanan County, Missouri, Published 1881, St. Joseph
Steam Printing Company, Printers, Binders, Etc., St. Joseph, Missouri.

A. Tucker, of the firm of Tucker Brothers, plain and ornamental
plasterers, is a native of Morris County, New Jersey, and was born
near Dover, in February, 1843. He was principally raised in Newark,
and in 1862 enlisted in Company E, Eleventh New Jersey Volunteer In-
fantry, and was promoted to First Sergeant. He served to the close
of the war, participating in the engagements of Fredericksburg,
Chancellorsville, Gettysburg and other notable battles. After the
war he returned to New Jersey, and worked at his trade there and in
New York until 1877, when he became a resident of St. Joseph, Missouri.
During his sojourn here he has done the work on some of the finest
buildings in the city, such as those of R. L. McDonald, J. G. Englehart
and J. W. Bailey, etc. He was married in 1871, to Miss Lizzie Hall,
daughter of Prof. Hall, of the Polytechnic Institute, of Orange, New
Jersey. They have three children: Willie, Harry and Clarence.

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