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Massey, George B. Prominent among Watertown's leading business men is George B. Massey. He was born in that city in January, 1836. His education was obtained from the public schools and Homer Academy. At the age of fourteen he entered the employ of T. H. Camp & Co. In 1858 he became the junior member. Soon after the firm name was changed to Camp & Massey. In 1889 Mr. Massey became sole owner and he has since conducted the business under the old firm name. This is one of the oldest established drug houses in Watertown and Mr. Massey is one of the leading druggists in the city. After the death of T. H. Camp in 1897, who was president of the Jefferson County National Bank for some thirty years, Mr. Massey was elected vice president of said bank where he had been director for nearly a quarter of a century. Mr. Massey is the local director and second vice-president of the New York Air Brake Company, the largest manufacturing concern in Watertown.

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