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Fish, Daniel, was born at Cape Vincent, November 17, 1843. His father, Hon. Furman Fish, was a native of Trenton, N. Y., was of English descent and came to Jefferson county with his parents, settling near Tylersville. Hon. Furman Fish married Caroline, daughter of Roger Rose, and was prominent in both educational and religious institutions. He was elected to the Legislature in 1859 and has ever aided and advanced any enterprise intended to benefit his town or town's people; he died in 1890, at the age of eighty-nine years. Daniel Fish was educated in the common schools and P. Brown's Commercial Business College. He followed commercial life for several years and in 1868 was appointed agent of the Rome, Watertown and Ogdensburg Railroad at Chaumont; in 1879 was sent to Richiand and in 1884 sent to Adams, where he has remained in their employ over twenty-three years. In 1891 he established his present business of druggist, with a line of wall paper. In 1806 he married Louisa, daughter of Jacob Beringer; Mrs. Fish died in 1875 and he afterwards married Lydia F., daughter of Oliver C. Taft. Mr. Fish has served as justice of the peace, and has ever received and merited the respect of his associates.

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