Adam James Eckert has for the past four years conducted a bond brokerage business in Utica, his offices being
in the Utica City National Bank building. His birth occurred in Albany, New York, January 10, 1882, his parents
being Adolph and Catherine (Frank) Eckert, who were also born in that city, where they still reside. The father,
who comes of German ancestry, is engaged in business as a painting contractor.
A. James Eckert, who was the third in order of birth in a family of seven children, obtained his education in St.
Francis Academy at Albany. After putting aside his text books he entered the Mechanics & Farmers Bank at Albany,
in which he remained for three years. On the expiration of that period he went to New York city and there became
identified with the bond brokerage business in the service of the firm of Merriam, Smith & Company, with whom
he remained for one year, subsequently becoming connected with the firm of E. H. Gay & Company of Boston and
New York, In 1907 he came to Utica and embarked in the brokerage business on his own account, in which line of
activity he has since met with a gratifying measure of success.
In polities Mr. Eckert is a stanch republican, while fraternally he is identified with the Knights of Columbus.
He is likewise a devoted communicant of St. John's church, and is a member of the Yahnundahsis Golf Club and the
Rome City Club. A young man of enterprise, determination and energy, he well merits the prosperity which has come
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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