James A. Troy, secretary of the foreign trade bureau of the St. Louis Chamber of Commerce, was born October 22, 1876, in the city which is still his place of residence. His father, Edward J. Troy, was a native of Ireland and came to America prior to the Civil war, settling first in Grand Rapids,
Interviewer: Rachel A. Austin Person Interviewed: Samuel Simeon Andrews Location: Jacksonville, Florida Age: 86 For almost 30 years Edward Waters College, an African Methodist Episcopal School, located on the north side of Kings Road in the western section of Jacksonville, has employed as watchman, Samuel Simeon Andrews (affectionately called “Parson”), a former slave of A.J.