Biography of Judson O. Bennett


Bennett, Judson O., Evans, p. o. Angola, was born in Evans and is the son of Joseph and grandson of Samuel Bennett, who came from Vermont and settled in Cayuga county. In 1820 he came to Evans and settled on the farm where the family now resides. J. O. Bennett settled on a part of the homestead when be married Nancy A. Taylor, a graduate of Ingham University, Le Roy, N. Y. His farm has been for the past twenty years a successful "Summer Resort," its inmates number ing from 100 to 150 daily. He has one son, Fred L. Bennett, a practicing lawyer in Buffalo. J. O. Bennett represented his town in the Board of Supervisors in 1887 and was for some years inspector of customs at Buffalo, and has always taken a keen interest in the affairs of the county, following the example of his father, who perhaps served the town and county in more capacities than any other man of Evans, being member of assembly in 1852, supervisor for nine years, superintendent of the poor for four years, coroner for nine years, commissioner of the workhouse for some years and other minor offices, which he always filled to satisfaction.

Our County and its people
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The Boston History Company, Publishes 1898


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