Biography of Roswell W. Post
Orleans County, NY Biographies





Post, Roswell W., was born in Monroe county October 11, 1832, and lived on the farm till 19 years of age. Be then went west and was employed as brakeman, baggageman and conductor, successively on the Michigan Central. In 1861 he went out to the far west and saw a great deal of western life as it was in the earlier frontier days. He returned east and settled in Shelby in 1868, and in 1880 came to Medina engaging in the hay and general produce business. In September in 1892 he formed a partnership with Mr. Moore, his brother in law. Mr. Post has been a town assessor and is a member of the Board of Education in Medina. In 1869 he married Vesta Moore, and their children are: Myron A., Grover and Mary L.

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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