Biography of W. H. Consual


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Consaul, W. H., was born May 17, 1840, and reared on a farm in the town of Clayton. He followed farming until 1878, when he went into the boating business, first purchasing a vessel and afterwards building one for himself. He built the schooner Cornelia in the summer of 1870, and went extensively into the grain business, handling some years as high as 100,000 bushels of barley, besides oats and wheat. In 1887 he engaged in the coal business and is the leader in this line in Clayton. Mr. Consaul has long been prominent in public affairs in the town; he has been treasurer for years, was highway commissioner for six years, assessor one term; customs officer two summers: trustee of the village Six years; president of the village one term and is now supervisor of the town of Clayton, serving in his seventh year. Mr. Consaul married Julia N. Barrett, who died in 1893, leaving one daughter, Cornelia, wife of W. H. Enos. Mr. Consauls parents were Lewis and Jane Ann (Lingenfelter) Cousaul.

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The Boston History Co., Publishers 1898

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