Biography of Henry L. Page
Oswego County, NY Biographies





Henry L. Page. - In the important position of county agent in Oswego County, Mr. Page is prominent in agricultural affairs in this section of the state. He was born at Phelps, Ontario County, Nov. 7, 1905, the son of John Allen and Lena (Vrooman) Page.

John Allen Page is a native of Ontario County, born at Seneca Castle. His early life was spent there and he later removed to Phelps, where he successfully engaged in farming until 1930. In that year he was appointed postmaster of Phelps. He is a Republican and has been County Committeeman for eight years. Both he and his wife are members of the Methodist Church, and he is a 32nd degree Mason, and a member of the Grange. Mr. and Mrs. Page are the parents of four children: 1. Henry L., the subject of this sketch. 2. Mary, resides at home. 3. J. Cuyler, attends Cornell University. 4. Dorothy Gene, lives at home.

After his graduation from the grammar schools in the town of Phelps, Henry L. Page attended Geneva High School. He received the degree of Bachelor of Science at Cornell University in 1928, and for a short time was identified with the University farm management department. He came to Oswego in October, 1928, as assistant county agricultural agent, and on Jan. 1, 1930, was appointed agent. He has served as secretary and treasurer of the Oswego County Dairy Improvement Council.

Mr. Page is a Republican in politics, holds membership in the Methodist Church, and is affiliated with Sincerity Lodge, F. and A. M. No. 200. He is a director of the Kiwanis Club, and belongs to the Fortnightly Club and Grange.

From:

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


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