Biography of W. Glenn Larmonth
Jefferson County, NY Biographies





W. Glenn Larmonth. - One of the leading young lawyers of Watertown is W. Glenn Larmonth, a veteran of the World War, who is also serving as United States Commissioner. He was born at Mansville, Jefferson County, Oct. 23, 1896, the son of James G. and Agnes I. (Adams) Larmonth.

James G Larmonth and his wife were born in Oswego County, N. Y. He was born at Boylston, and his wife was born at New Haven. He was a carpenter and became successful as a building contractor. Mr. Larmonth was a Republican and served as trustee of the village of Mansville. He held membership in the Methodist Episcopal Church and belonged to Sandy Creek Lodge, F. and A. M., and the Independent Order of Odd Fellows. He died in 1924 and is buried at Mansville. His widow lives in Watertown. Their only child was W. Glenn, the subject of this sketch.

James G. Larmonth was the son of Hugh and Abigail (Wells) Larmonth. They were born at Argyle, N. Y., and were among the first settlers of Oswego County. Agnes I. (Adams) Larmonth was the daughter of William J. and Julia (Lansing) Adams, natives of Oswego County. He is deceased and his widow lives at New Haven, N. Y.

The early education of W. Glenn Larmonth was received in the public schools of Mansville and Sandy Creek. After his graduation from high school in 1913 he came to Watertown and read law in the offices of LaRue & Slate. He spent one year at Union University, after which he enlisted for service in the World War. He was sent to Camp Jackson, South Carolina, as a member of the 13th Provincial Regiment, U. S. Field Artillery, and at the close of the war was discharged with the rank of corporal in January, 1919. Mr. Larmonth then reentered Union University from which he received the degree of LL. B. in 1921. After his admission to the bar, Oct. 6, 1921, he entered the offices of LaRue & Slate. At the election of Mr. LaRue as county judge in 1922, the firm was reorganized as Slate & Larmonth. Since 1924 Mr. Larmonth has engaged in private practice. He was appointed United States Commissioner June 2, 1925, and reappointed June 2, 1929. He is also corporation attorney for the village of Mansville.

Politically, Mr. Larmonth is a Republican. He is an active member of the Methodist Episcopal Church and general superintendent of Sunday schools of the Asbury Methodist Church. He also belongs to the American Legion, Wasoc Club, Jefferson County Bar Association, Justinian Honorary Law Society, the Y. M. C. A. and Sons of the American Revolution.

From:

The North Country
A History, Embracing
Jefferson, St. Lawrence, Oswego, Lewis
and Franklin Counties, New York.
By: Harry F. Landon
Historical Publishing Company
Indianopolis, Indiana 1932


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