Biography of Hayden U. Howard of Batavia, NY

Hayden U. Howard, for many years identified with the banking and business interests of this county, was born in 1821 in Livingston County. His parents, Talcott and Sally (Tufts) Howard, came from New England to Perry, where Hayden was reared. He began life as a clerk, and in 1840 entered the bank at Le Roy as clerk. For nearly 50 years he has been identified with the banking interests of the county. He became cashier of the Bank of Le Roy in 1845, serving until 1852. The two years following he conducted a private bank in Buffalo, and then returned to Gènesee County as vice-president of the Bank of Genesee. In 1855 he became president, serving until 1885, since which time he has conducted a loan office. He has been active in educational matters, serving as trustee in the school board and of the Institution of the Blind. He was also president of the Western New York Life Insurance Company. He married Lucy L., daughter of Erastus Bailey, of Le Roy, an old resident They have three children, Charles H., William E., and Mary M., and, are members of the Presbyterian Church.

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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