Biography of Harvey A. Cornwall


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Cornwall, Harvey A., was born at Alexandria Bay, July 1, 1855, and was educated at Hungerford Collegiate Institute, Adams, N. Y., and Williams Commercial College of Rochester, N. Y. In 1876 he went to Fenton, Mich., returning in 1877 and with his brothers organized and founded the firm of Cornwall Bros., succeeding their father. In 1879 he married Georgie D., daughter of John T. Davenport and they have two sons: Harold D. and Leon H. Mr. Cornwall is one of the progressive men of his town, president of his village four years and member of the Jeffersonian Club of Watertown, Blue Lodge No. 297. Theresa Chapter No. 149, and Watertown Commandery No. 11. He takes an intelligent interest in church and school matters and has ever advanced the best interest of his town and its people.

Our County and it's people
a descriptive work on Jefferson County, New York
Edited by: Edgar C. Emerson
The Boston History Co., Publishers, Syracuse, N. Y. 1898