William D. Allanson. - One of the progressive young business men of Oswego County is William D. Allanson, who
is associated with E. W. Allanson & Company, funeral directors of Phoenix. He was born at Cato, N. Y., June
18, 1903, the son of Edward W. and Evelyn (Crowninshield) Allanson.
A complete sketch of Edward W. Allanson appears elsewhere in this history.
William D. Allanson received his early education in the public schools of Phoenix and Brockport, N. Y., and attended
the State Normal School at Brockport. He is a graduate of St. John's Military Academy and the Syracuse School of
Embalming, having completed a course of study at the latter institution in 1923. He has since been identified with
the business of his father at Phoenix and has been a partner since 1925.
In October, 1927, Mr. Allanson was united in marriage with Miss Doris Mandell, of Phoenix, the daughter of G. F.
and Adelaide (Merrell) Mandell, who are residents of this city. Mr. and Mrs. Allanson have a daughter, Neva Adelaide,
born Sept. 8, 1928.
Mr. Allanson is a member of the Congregational Church, and belongs to the Masonic Lodge, Oswego River Chapter and
Fulton Council; Independent Order of Odd Fellows, and Phoenix Chamber of Commerce. He also is a member of the Phoenix
Rod and Gun Club. Politically, Mr. Allanson is a Republican.
The North Country
A History, Embracing
Jefferson, St. Lawrence, Oswego, Lewis
and Franklin Counties, New York.
By: Harry F. Landon
Historical Publishing Company
Indianopolis, Indiana 1932
Oswego County, NY
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