Biography of Floyd S. Spangle
Oswego County, NY Biographies





Floyd S. Spangle. - Numbered among the able and resourceful attorneys of Oswego County is Floyd S. Spangle, of Fulton, who is also assistant United States Attorney. He was born at Hopewell, Ontario County, N. Y., Sept. 7, 1887, the son of William E. and Harriet (Myers) Spangle.

William E. Spangle was born at Hopewell, N. Y., March 27, 1861. He spent much of his life at that place and was successful as a merchant. He also held the offices of town clerk and postmaster for many years. Mr. Spangle was a Democrat. He had been a resident of Syracuse from 1901 until the time of his death, March 9, 1930. He is buried at Hopewell. He took a prominent and active part in politics in Syracuse during his residence there and was Democratic committeeman in that city. Harriet (Myers) Spangle was born at Victor, Ontario County, April 24, 1864, the daughter of John and Harriet Myers, who were natives of Germany, and Illinois respectively. Mr. and Mrs. Spangle were married Oct. 30, 1881, and had two sons: 1. Floyd S., the subject of this sketch. 2. Phillip V., born Aug. 22, 1891, died in 1915.

Floyd S. Spangle received his early education in the public schools of Hopewell, and was 14 years old when his family removed to Syracuse. He received the degree of LL. B. at Syracuse University in 1912, being admitted to the New York Bar during the same year, Federal courts in 1913, and Circuit court in 1928. Since February, 1913, he has engaged in private practice at Fulton, and has held the office of assistant U. S. Attorney since 1926.

On Jan. 31, 1917, Mr. Spangle married Miss Edith T. Manning, of Syracuse, the daughter of Frank L. and Harriet (Kinnie) Manning. The former is deceased and the latter resides in Syracuse.

Mr. and Mrs. Spangle have a daughter, Harriet Virginia, born at Fulton, Jan. 16, 1923.

Mr. Spangle is a member of the First Presbyterian Church and is affiliated with Hiram Lodge, F. and A. M. No. 144; Lake Ontario Commandery, Fulton Chapter, Past High Priest. He also belongs to the Citizens Club and Maccabees. Politically he is a Republican.

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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