Biography of A. S. Wright
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Wright, A. S., p. o. Saranac Lake, was born in the town of Ticonderoga, Essex county, in 1853, and came to Saranac Lake in 1884. He is a self made man, having worked his way unaided to his present independent position. Ancestors came from North Adams, Mass., to Ticonderoga in 1792, when the country was new; father lost his life at Chantilly, Va., 1862, was a member of the 5th New York Cavalry young Wright, then a mere child, thrown on the world, worked his way out, graduated at Fort Edward Institute, 1876; he is an architect and builder; his wife was Josie Hancliett, born in Elizabethtown in 1860; they were married in 1879, and have two children.

From:
History of Essex County
with illustrations and biographical sketches
of some of its prominent men and pioneers.
Edited by: H. P. Smith
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1885


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