Biography of Samuel C. Holden of Batavia, NY

Samuel C. Holden was born in Otsego County, N. Y., August 8, 1794, and died in December, 1881, aged 87 years. He came here in 1806, and thus spent 75 years of his life in this village. He was a brother of Hinman Holden, and they were sons of James Holden. Samuel C. Holden was at one time U. S. loan commissioner, was county clerk in 1846, and was in the mercantile business as early as 1822 under the firm name of Rich & Holden. His son, George H. Holden, held the office of county clerk for six years from 1861, and is now the deputy, having given his valuable assistance to the office for 30 years.

Gazetteer and Biographical Record
of Genesee County, New York
Edited by: F. W. Beers
J.W. Vose & Co., Publishers, Syracuse, N. Y. 1890



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