Biography of John C. Streeter
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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Streeter, John C., was born in the city of Watertown, November 22, 1829, a son of Lansing W. Streeter, a native of Goshen, Mass., who came to this county in 1822, when eighteen years of age. He was a tailor by trade and was the first tailor of this city. John C. was the oldest of the family of four children, and has always been in trade until 1887, when he retired. He was mayor of the city two years; postmaster under President Cleveland from 1885 to 1889, and held some of the minor offices of the town. He has been a member of the Masonic fraternity since 1861, and is also a pioneer member of the Union Club. He has been twice married and has one son, Fred W.

 

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