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Bascom, William T., was born in Shoreham, Vt., October 9, 1859. His father, Harry G. Bascom, son of Judge Bascom, was also a native of the same place. The family trace their descent from Thomas Bascom, who came to America about the year 1600. Harry G. Bascom married Martha, daughter of Kittridge Haven. In 1874 he came to Alexandria Bay and engaged in river transportation. William T. Bascom was educated at Newton Academy, Shoreham, Vt., and at Alexandria Bay. He followed steamboating for some years and in 1883 established his present business, covering a full line of imported and domestic drugs. In 1872 he married Edith M., daughter of John M. Phillips, and they have one son, William T. Bascom, jr. Mr. Bascom is one of the representative business men of his town, serving as president of the village three years and master of Blue Lodge No. 297 three years.

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