Biography of L. F. Shurtleff
FROM OUR COUNTY AND ITS PEOPLE
A DESCRIPTIVE WORK ON JEFFERSON COUNTY, NEW YORK
EDITED BY: EDGAR C. EMERSON
THE BOSTON HISTORY COMPANY, PUBLISHERS 1898

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Shurtleff, L. F., was born in Philadelphia. N. Y., September 18, 1848, a son of Almeron. Almeron Shurtleff was born in Le Ray, N. Y., and in May, 1870, came to Theresa, where he spent his last days and died July 23, 1883. He married Ann M. Fuller, born in Saratoga county, daughter of Almon Fuller, one of the early settlers of Philadelphia. L. F. Shurtleff was educated in the common schools and Theresa and Gouverneur Academies. He taught school for one year and has been a clerk in Theresa for about eight years, but is principally engaged in farming, owning in Theresa and Philadelphia 200 acres of land and manages about 900 acres for other people. In 1871 he married Helen M. Walradt. Mr. Shurtleff is a Democrat in politics and has been assessor for twelve years in succession and holds that office at present. He is a member of the I. O. O. F., also P. of H., and attends and supports the Presbyterian church.

 

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