Biography of John W. Card
Orleans County, NY Biographies





Card, John W., was born in Berkshire county, Mass., February 27, 1829. He learned the blacksmith trade and followed it thirteen years. He came to Medina in 1844 and after giving up his trade engaged in the commission business, which he followed successfully for many years. In connection with the forwarding and commission business, Mr. Card also conducted an insurance office, and this special line he still continues. In 1884 Mr. Card and his son, Earl W, opened Card's Bank, in Medina, which is a well managed and successful fiduciary institution. Mr. John W. Card married Mary E. McKean in 1855 and they have one son. Earl W., who was born March 22, 1861. In 1888 Earl W. Card married Mary H. Clark, and they have two children: Marjory W., and Robert Earl. Both gentlemen have held public office in Medina.

From:
Landmarks of Orleans County, New York
Edited by: Hon. Isaac C. Signor
Assisted by: H. P. Smith and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1894


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