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Eddy, Widmer E., son of Jason and Maggie (Snyder) Eddy, was born at Lafargeville in 1871, educated in the public schools and took UI) the study of telegraphy. His first appointment was with the R., W. & O. R. R. at Redwood, in 1892, where he remained nine months as operator under Station Agent G. Allen MacDonald. He was transferred to Philadelphia, where he served as night operator and clerk and finally was appointed ticket agent. After serving the company in these various capacities Mr. Eddy was transferred to his present position, which he has held for four years. He is known as one of the affable, courteous station masters connected with this important system of the great New York Central's network of railroads throughout the country. He is one of the youngest agents and has won advancement by strict attention to business and constant and indefatigable efforts to please the people along his line. Mr. Eddy has always affiliated with the Republican party and is at the present time member of the Town Committee; is vice-chief ranger of Court Penet No. 1,182, I. O. O. Foresters.

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