Biography of Lyman G. Paul of Le Roy, NY

Lyman G. Paul, born December 16, 1844, on Lake street, received a common school and academic education, and at the age of 21 entered the employ of the N. Y. Central Railroad, at Le Roy, as agent, which position he held for 14 years. In 1878 he became agent for the B., R. & P. Railway. He is also agent for the American Express Co He was one of the charter members of the R. A. and E. O. M. A. He married Mary J., daughter of Henry H. Olmsted, and they had two children, Dean R. and Mary O. By his second wife, Kittie S. Goft of Rochester, he has one child, Maud G. Mr. Paul is a son of Alba and Sarah (Gould) Paul, who were born at Hartland, Vt., and came to Genesee County in 1841. They kept the Arsenal Hotel, Batavia, for a time, and in 1843 came to Le Roy, where he was engaged in selling fanning-mills for two years and stoves for i8 years, after which he engaged in farming west of Le Roy village. He reared four sons and one daughter. He was one of the founders and a leading member of the Universalist Church at Le Roy, and was a son of Hale Paul, of Vermont.

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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