Biography of William E. Hazeltine
Madison County, NY Biographies





Hazeltine, William E., son of James A. and Nancy (Overacre) Hazeltine, was horn in Munnsville, this county, July 3, 1852. His father conducted the tannery at Munnsville for several years and was well known throughout this region. He died in 1854. Mr. Hazeltine was educated in the common schools and Oneida Seminary. During most of his business life he has been in the dry goods business. He was first employed as a clerk in the dry goods store of S. H. Goodwin's Songs, with whom he remained six years. For two years subsequent he was employed in like capacity by Charles E. Remick, and in 1883 with J. E. Preston and J. T. Deering, formed the firm of Preston, Hazeltine & Deering for the conduct of a general dry goods business. After two years Mr. Hazeltine withdrew to associate with William M. Baker in a similar business, forming the firm of Hazeltine & Baker, which became Hazeltine, Baker & Reidy in 1896 by the admission of Thomas F. Reidy. Mr. Hazeltine is not now an active partner. The present firm of Hazeltine & Frost, dealers in coal, wood, etc., was formed in July, 1897. Mr. Hazeltine has been identified with many important public movements, has served as a director of the Y. M.C.A. three years, and is member of the Royal Arcanum. He married, in 1887, Minnie E. Warren, daughter of Lealdis N. Warren of Stockbridge. Of this union are five children: Warren J., Roy S., Doratha N., Sarah L., and Gertrude.

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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