Biography of Hollis C. Robertson
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Robertson, Hollis C., attorney at law, born in Elmira, January 11, 1860, is the son of the late Archibald Robertson, who for thirty years occupied a high position at. the Elmira Bar. During his life time he held many positions of public trust and honor, and just prior to his death, which occurred June 4, 1880, he resigned the office of district attorney. H. C. Robertson, the youngest of seven sons, was educated at the Elmira schools and at the University of Michigan, graduating at the age of nineteen years. He began the study of law in the office of his father and afterward pursued his studies. with the Hon. J. S. Fassett, Smith & Robertson, and Youmans, Moss & Knipp, and in January, 1887, was admitted to the bar. He is a member of I. O. R. M. and of the P. O. S. of A. Of the latter fraternity he was the first president of the Elmira Camp, has been district president, and was the delegate to the National Convention of the order held at Boston on November 11, 1890. Mr. Robertson's wife is the daughter of the Rev. David Williams, of the Methodist Episcopal Church.

From:
Our County and its people
A History of the Valley and County of Chemung
BY: Ausburn Towner
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1892


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