Biography of Joseph H. Crumb
Madison County, NY Biographies





Crumb, Joseph H., p. o. De Ruyter. This memoir of one of the most prominent and respected citizens of De Ruyter has been furnished by his devoted wife. He was for many years closely identified with the industrial interests of De Ruyter. an earnest advocate of all measures conducive to its growth and prosperity, and his death was deemed a loss to the village and community, as well as to his immediate family. He was born in Brookfield, Madison county, N. Y., July 26, 1828. His parents were natives of New England and settled in Madison county about 1825. Joseph H. located in De Ruyter in 1848. and succeeded the firm of A. S. & H A. Gardner, who were engaged in the carriage and cabinet manufacturing business in connection with a real estate and undertaking business. Mr. Crumb was thus successfully engaged until a short time prior to his death. He held the office of supervisor for five years, the duties of which he discharged with honesty and fidelity to his townsmen. He was a man of enterprise and sagacity, possessing excellent judgment in financial affairs. He led a long and useful life, honorable in every respect, dying at his home in the village of De Ruyter.

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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