Biography of Archie D. Sanders


HON. ARCHIE D. SANDERS was born in Stafford. N. Y., June 17, 1857. His father was John Sanders, a native of England, who came to Genesee county in 1845, where he was a merchant and farmer; he served as supervisor for three years, and in 1879 was elected to the Assembly and re-elected in 1880. His wife was Elizabeth Dovell, whom he married in England; their children were three: Archie D., Ralph and Ilette. Mr. Sanders died in 1882, aged sixty years.

Archie D. Sanders was educated in the common schools, at Le Roy Academy and the Buffalo High School. He is a farmer and dealer in produce in Stafford, N. Y. In 1887 he was elected highway commissioner for four years, and in 1892 was elected supervisor and served three terms. In 1895 he was elected a member of the Assembly on the Republican ticket, and re-elected in 1896. In 1896 he was made a member of the Republican State Committee by the State Convention at Saratoga. In 1898 he was appointed collector of Internal Reveuue for the Twenty eighth District of New York by President McKinley. For many years he exercised a potential influence in the ranks of his party in the western past of the State.

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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