Biography of George L. Owens
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Owens, George L., was born in Brockport, November 6, 1866, educated at State Normal School, and was manager three years of the leading clothing house in Brockport, was deputy postmaster at Brockport four years under Cleveland's first administration. He came to Medina August 12, 1890, and started a tailoring house. In September, 1891, he opened his present store, and has become one of the leading clothiers and tailors in Orleans county. He is president of the Citizen's Hook and Ladder Company, trustee of the Celtic Club, and an active member of the C. M. B. A., and Medina Cyclers. Mr. Owens is the oldest son of John Owens, a merchant of Broekport. His mother was Emily (Shay) Owens, of Hamlin.

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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