Martin A. Foran

Martin A. Foran

Martin Ambrose Foran was a U.S. Representative from Ohio. Foran was born in Choconut Township, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania. He lived on his father's farm and learned the art of coopering. Foran attended the public schools and St. Joseph's College. He taught school three years and also spent two years in Ireland. He served as a private in the Fourth Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Cavalry, from April 1864 to July 1865. After the war, he taught for a few months. He found work as a cooper at Meadville, Pennsylvania, and moved to Cleveland, Ohio, March 11, 1868. He was prominent in his trade, and was president of the Coopers International Union, and editor of the Coopers Journal from ... more on Wikipedia

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