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.
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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