George G. Clarabut, cashier of the Farmers National Bank of Rome, is a native of this city and has spent
his entire life here, being recognized as one of the most active and useful citizens of Oneida county. He was born
January 1, 1868, a son of Gaius and Agnes (Woodard) Clarabut. The father was born in England but came to America
as a young man and settled at Rome, New York, about 1840, where he engaged upon a modest scale as a merchant: There
were two Sons in the family, George G. and Edwin D., the latter now living at Oakland, California. The father died
at an advanced age in 1910, and the mother in February, 1911.
Mr. Clarabut of this sketch secured his education in the public schools and the Borne Free Academy. At the age
of fourteen he entered the Farmers National Bank as messenger boy. He applied himself closely to his duties and
has ever since his boyhood been identified with this institution, advancing through all the various positions until
he became cashier, which position he has held since 1904. He is also a member of the board of trustees of the Rome
Savings Bank and the Citizens Trust. Company of Utica.
On the 14th of September, 1895, Mr. Clarabut was united in marriage to Miss Anna A. Myrick, a daughter of Meade
O. and Mary Esther (Wood) Myrick, of Clinton, New York. Two children have been born to this union, Meade Myrick
and Doris Wood. Mr. Clarabut now occupies a position of trust and responsibility, which he attained through his
own efforts, and, as he possesses large experience and is well acquainted with the people of Rome and Oneida county,
he has discharged his duties to the entire satisfaction of the officers and stockholders of the bank. Fraternally
he is connected with Hathaway Lodge, No. 869, F. & A. M., and the Royal Arcanum, and socially he is identified
with the Rome Club and the Te-Uge-Ga Country Club. He and his family reside in Fort Stanwix Park, North.
History of Oneida County, New York
From 1700 to the present time
of some of its prominent men and pioneers.
By: Henry J. Cookinham
The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company
Oneida County, NY
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