History of Oneida County, New York; From 1700 to the Present Time Volume 2, PT. 1

History of Oneida County, New York; From 1700 to the Present Time Volume 2, PT. 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1912 edition. Excerpt: ...tration of an ofiice often used for political purposes instead of being maintained in the interest of the taxpayers. In July, 1906, Mr. Somers was married to Miss Elizabeth Geisel, of Albany. He and his Wife are consistent members of the Lutheran church. He is iden-tified with the Masonic fraternity and the Masonic Club and also with the Elks and the Elks Club, at the present time being district deputy of the Elks. He is also a member of the Independent Order of Foresters, the Republican Club and other local organizations. Possessing a genial and pleasing address, he readily makes acquaintances and it is greatly to his credit that those who know him best speak highest in his praise. A faithful public ofiicer and a citizen who has always attempted to perform his duty, he stands high in the esteem of the people of Oneida county irrespective of creed or political faith. MILTON H. MERWIN. One of the most respected and honored citizens of New York state is Milton H. Merwin, of Utica. For two terms, covering a period of twentyeight years, he occupied a seat upon the bench of the supreme court of New York, retiring on account of limitation as to age, since which time he has performed service as counsel or referee in many important causes. A lawyer ranking among the ablest in the state, it may also be said of him that few have achieved such distinction upon the bench, and today he is accorded an enviable position among his fellow citizens, not only for his professional qualifications but for every trait that marks the true gentleman and man of honor. He was born at Leyden, Lewis county, New York, June 16, 1832, a son of Alanson and Amanda (Kimball) Merwin, and is descended from Miles Merwin who came from the north of England and settled near...show more

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  • Paperback | 118 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 227g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236776526
  • 9781236776525