Edwin E. Dickinson, son of Wells S., was born in Bangor August 31, 1852, and, after graduating from the University
of Vermont joined with his father in the mercantile business, and then studied law at Malone. In 1877 he was appointed
private secretary to Vice President Wheeler, and made his home with him at Washington and. Malone for four years.
He was chairman of the Franklin county Repablican committee in 1880, and made one of the finest campaigns ever
known here. Locating in New York city in 1887, he became interested after a Year or two in the Boynton Furnace
Co., of which his father-in-law was the founder and head. After Mr. Boynton's death, Mr. Dickinson became president
and treasurer of the company, and continues with it in that capacity. The concern has a branch in Chicago, and
does a large and prosperous business. Mr. Dickinson evinces all of the family characteristics of energy. enterprise,
public spirit, spotless character, and engaging personality. No one is a more agreeable and charming companion
Historical Sketches of Franklin County
and its several towns.
By: Frederick J. Seaver Malone, New York.
J. B. Lyon Company, Printers Albany, NY 1918.
Franklin County, NY
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