1960....Former employee of Ernest Peter Kemper dies.
Joseph Wallish Retired Musician And Tailor Dies Joseph Walhsh, 87 o f 134 East Lincoln treei,wiaeiy Ki.ow..ic-jvocaljsts Ki.ow..ic-jvocaljsts urea local; i or ana iwmw sician, aiea m o.w idi asm his home following an illness or several montns. ueam was uue to a complication. Born m Bohemia, April 3 1873, Mr. Walhsh was a son Mix-the late Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Wallish. He came to the United States in 1890 and resided in the Shamokin area for the past 70 years. The late city resident learned the tailoring trade from his father and shortly after arrival in this country began working for Peter Kemper, a local clothier. clothier. Two years later, he became associated with the Leader and Hamilton Company and was employed employed by that firm for four years. In 1896, Mr. Wallish opened his own tailoring shop and had been in business for himself for 53 years before re tiring from occupational duties in 1949. widely