Biography of George W. Chasmer
Madison County, NY Biographies





Chasmer, George W., a resident of Sullivan for fifty years, or since 1838, was born at Athens, Greene county, N. Y., in 1828. His father, Thomas A. Chasmer, was of English birth and by trade a brickmaker. He settled in the neighborhood of Lakeport in 1838, being twenty seven years of age at that time, and engaged in farming and the manufacture of brick. George Chasmer is considered one of the representative men of his town and has filled many positions of trust and responsibility. His large farm of nearly 200 acres just east of Lakeport, is devoted chiefly to dairy products and is operated by his only son, Jerome Chasmer. Mr. Chasmer is a staunch supporter of Democratic doctrines and has served as town auditor since 1885. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Madison Onondaga Mutual Fire Insurance Company. In 1852 he married Elizabeth Petrie of Vernon, N. Y. Both are members of the Presbyterian church.

FROM:
Our County and it's people
A Descriptive and Biographical Record of
Madison County, New York
Edited by: John E. Smith
The Boston History Co., Publishers 1890


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