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Frank Skelley

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Photograph of Frank Skelley; (died 9/6/1923). Decatur grocer for 19 years. He came to Decatur in 1857 and conducted a grocery store at 135 N. Franklin street for 19 years. He was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic church and since the organization of…

Samuel D. May

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Photograph of Samuel D. May (died Aug 17, 1941). Retired Decatur grocer. He was in the grocery business 47 years. He sold his at 134 S. Main in 1922. He was a former director of the Macon Co. Coal Co. He was the oldest living member of Ionic Lodge…

Fred Kipp

Photograph of Fred Kipp (d. 8/8/1928). He was a prominent grocer in Decatur. He came to Decatur in 1882, and was in business with Mark Moran for several years before going out on his own. The store was located on E. Eldorado St. Kipp was a former…