Biography of William H. Hunn

Hunn, William H., was born near Springfield, Mass, July 27, 1846. His father, Seymour P. Hunn, came to Elba, N. Y., in 1853, and was engaged in the market and provision trade; he married Diantha Sykes, and died in 1882. W. H. Hunn was educated in the common schools. In 1863 he enlisted in Co. L, 8th N. Y. Heavy Artillery, and took part in the battles of the Wilderness, Spottsylvania, Cold Harbor and Petersburg, and received an honorable discharge at the close of the war with rank of first sergeant. In 1866 he married Louisa. daughter of Henry Brockway; their children are: Clifton R., W. H., jr., Mrs. George W. Reed and Mildred L. Mr. Hunn has served as collector and president of the village two terms, and has held other offices. He is a man entitled to the confidence of his townsmen, and is rated as progressive, energetic and honest.

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Edited by: F. W. Beers
J.W. Vose & Co., Publishers, Syracuse, N. Y. 1890



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