Author Erika Holzer’s Local Roots – by Sandy McBride

Phyllis Tate grew up here in Mechanicville.  The daughter of prominent attorney Frank Tate and his wife, Phyllis, she was the third of four children. As a child, she liked to walk up the street to her dad’s law office in the Enzien block on the corner of Park Avenue and Main Street, where the two would discuss cases, debating the legality of both sides.  

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