Biography of John J. Fenderson
Broome County, NY Biographies





JOHN J. FENDERSON - One of the older business men of the town of Endicott, New York, who has established himself in high standing among his townsmen, John J. Fenderson was born August 4, 1863, in Tioga, New York, son of Isaiah and Althea Fenderson.

Mr. Fenderson attended the public schools and after completing his formal education learned the trade of butcher, which he followed for many years and attained success. With the competence that he was able to save from this first business venture, Mr. Fenderson engaged in business as a contractor, and still continues to follow this line of work. So well did he carry out the contracts awarded to him that he was chosen to hold the office of road commissioner of Endicott, and while occupying this office was instrumental in perfecting many of the surrounding highways.

In politics Mr. Fenderson is a Republican and does not shirk in any form the duties of a citizen. He is a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows.

On Christmas Day, in 1883, John J. Fenderson married Stella Crotsky, daughter of Lewis and Nancy Crotsky, and they are the parents of the following children: Myrtle G., born November 6, 1884; Lottie T., born August 10, 1886; and Lewis Fenderson, born July 6, 1891.

From:
Binghamton and Broome County
New York
Editor in chief: William Foote Seward
Libarian for the Binghamton Public Libraey
Lewis Historical Publishing Company
New York and Chicago, 1924


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