Biography of John H. Filer
Orleans County, NY Biographies





Filer, John H., was born in Ontario, Canada, November 18, 1854, and was educated in the Toronto Normal School. He holds a first class grade A certificate, the highest grade issued in the Dominion. In 1876 he came to the United States, attended the Brockport Normal a short time to get the ways of the schools of this State, and has been constantly engaged in teaching since that date. He has been principal of Waterport and Knowlesville Union Schools eight years (three years in the former and five years in the latter). During that time he took a three years' correspondence course in the Chautauqua University and received a diploma for the work done. He is recognized as an able and successful teacher. In 1895 he married Cora M. Parkman.

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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