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Day, Lewis W., was born in Sackets Harbor, N. Y., December 25, 1849. He finished his education at Hungerford Collegiate Institute, Adams, N. Y., and was in the drug business in Sackets Harbor twenty years, until 1893, and now lives a retired life. In 1879 he married Anna McGuin Walling, and they have one son, Edward L., born September 12, 1884. Mr. Day has been supervisor of his town two terms, which is a compliment to him personally as a Democrat, for the town has a large Republican majority; he has been president of the village one term and trustee several terms. He is a member of Sackets Harbor Lodge No. 135, F. and A. M., and Sacketh Harbor Chapter No. 68. R. A. M. of Watertown Lodge of Perfection. of Watertown Commandery No. 11, K. T., and Media Temple A. A. N. M. S.; was one of the delegates of Media Temple to the Imperial Council at Detroit, Mich., in 1897. He is one of the directors of the National Bank and Loan Company of Watertown, N. Y. Mr. Day's father, Lewis W. Day, was born in New Jersey, October 12, 1801, was educated in the schools of that early day and came to this State and county in the year 1840, where he was a successful merchant. October 23, 1848, he married Sarah J. Gray of the town of Rodman, and they had one son, Lewis W. He died in June, 1855, and his widow May 10, 1885.

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