Biography of Edmond G. Tucker
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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Tucker, Edmond G., was born in Philadelphia, N. Y., May 29, 1867, a son of George B. and Mary G. (Lamb) Tucker, he a native of Philadelphia, born in 1832 and she born in Ogdensburg. George B. was a son of Edmond Tucker, a native of Pennsylvania, who was one of the first settlers in Philadelphia. He was a surveyor and made the brick that are in the house that Mary G. Tucker now occupies. He was well educated and did the principal surveying for the wealthy land owners. He was the first postmaster in the place. George B. Tucker was reared on a farm and educated in Gouverneur. He was a surveyor and quite a large real estate owner. He with J. C. Mosher was in mercantile business in Philadelphia. In politics he was a Democrat and quite active, being the leading man of his party. He was interested in the Watertown National Bank and Bank of Philadelphia. He and wife had three children: Anna E., at home; Edmond G., and Margaret R., wife of James B. Sanford of Brooklyn, N. Y. Mr. Tucker died March 21, 1893. Edmond G. Tucker was educated at Philadelphia and graduated from Eastman's Business College in 1885. He was a bookkeeper in the Watertown National Bank for five years. Mr. Tucker owns 475 acres of land and built a very fine residence in 1897. Septemher 14, 1893, he married Mary F. Boon, daughter of Maitland Boon, of Watertown. Mr. Tucker is a Democrat in politics, and is a member of Antwerp Lodge, F. & A. M., and the I. 0. 0. F. of Philadelphia. He and wife attend the Congregational church of Philadelphia,

 

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