Biography of Horatio A. Ramsay


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Ramsay, Horatio A., was born in the town of Morristown, St. Lawrence county, N. Y., January 26, 1801. He was educated in the public schools and at the age of twenty.oiie began the study of architecture in the office of George E. Wilson in Ogdensburg, where he remained two years and was then in the office of James H. Moore and A. L. Schellenger in Chicago, Ill., and was associated with Edgerton S. Rogers, son of the celebrated sculptor, Randolph Rogers. In 1895 he came to Watertown and his first design in that city was the city hail. In 1896 he formed a copartnership with Addison F. Lansing and the firm of Lansing & Ramsay has been the designer of the Church of the Redeemer and many of the beautiful residences of the city. The Woodruff House was remodeled from their plans; Bagley & Sewell's office; Stewart Lansing and Rev. A. M. Dulles residences. Mr. Ramsay has always been a Republican, but never aspired to political office. He is a member of Acacia Lodge No. 705, Ogdensburg, F. & A. M.

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