Biography of Thomas A. Earl

Earl, Thomas A., p. o. Attica, N. Y.. son of Mahlon and Elva A. (Earl) Earl, was born in the town of Alexander, Genesee county, N. Y., August 8, 1863. He received his education in the Attica Union School. From his boyhood he had a natural fondness for telegraphy, and early in life began an apprenticeship in the Erie Railroad station at Alexander. Later he entered the employ of the L. S. & M. S. Railroad at Erie, Pa. where he remained two years, when he was transferred to Salamanca, and there remained five years. He then entered the train dispatcher's office at Oswego, in the employ of the R., W. & O. Railroad, remaining in their employ there and at Syracause six years. He next went to Rochester in the N. Y. C. & H. R. Railroad office, and after one year resigned his position and returned home, where he has since been engaged in farming. On September 29, 1887, Mr. Earl married Gertrude L., daughter of Edward C. and Rusha (Smith) Bryant of Hornellsville, N. Y.

Our County and it's people
A descriptive work on Genesee County, New York
Edited by: F. W. Beers
J.W. Vose & Co., Publishers, Syracuse, N. Y. 1890



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