Biography of Dan H. Cole
Orleans County, NY Biographies





Cole, Dan H., was a native of Auburn, N. Y., born June 16, 1811, and was the son of Dr. Joseph Cole of that place, but formerly of Sharon, Conn. Dan H. came to Albion in 1830, and studied law with his brother. A. Hyde Cole, the latter then and for many years a leader of the bar of the county. After admission Dan H. became partner to his brother. In 1840 subject was appointed by Governor Seward to the office of surrogate. and in 1846-49 was elected county clerk. In 1855 he was appointed county judge and surrogate, and in the following fall was elected to the Assembly. In 1863 be was elected senator, and reelected in 1873-75. May 4, 1836, he married Prances M. Elliott, of Lockport, and they had these children: Mary J., Joseph and Dan H.,jr. Judge Cole died November 8, 1881, and his wife May 19, 1893. Dan H. Cole, Jr., was born in Albion February 2, 1851, and was educated at the Albion Academy. He was brought up to work on his father's farm. In 1878 the grocery firm of Cole & Flintham was formed, and in 1892 Mr. Cole became sole proprietor of the business. May 13, 1873, he married Mary L., daughter of John and Maria Flintham, and by whom he has three children.

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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