Joseph Anthony Wallace is an active and progressive business man in Oswego, where he is the owner of the Wallace
Poster Advertising Company, 19 East Cayuga Street. He was born in this city, Sept. 22, 1896, the son of Joseph
Anthony and Elizabeth Lucy (Bentley) Wallace.
Joseph Anthony Wallace, deceased, was a native of Oswego, and lived in this city throughout his life. He established
the poster advertising business which is now owned by his son, and he was also interested in the real estate business.
For several years he owned a large warehouse in Oswego and was identified with the management of the Richardson
theater. Mr. Wallace died Aug. 25, 1928, and is buried in Riverside Cemetery, Oswego. His wife was born at Beaver
Dam, Wis., and died Oct. 31, 1919. Mr. Wallace was a Republican, held membership in the Episcopal Church, and was
affiliated with Frontier Lodge, F. and A. M. No. 422, and Elks Lodge, No. 271. His wife was a member of the Presbyterian
Joseph Byron Wallace, grandfather of the subject of this sketch, was a soldier in the Civil War.
Joseph Anthony Wallace attended the Oswego public schools and is a graduate of Chaffee's Business Institute and
Oswego State Normal School. He taught school four years in the public schools of Pittsburgh, and during that time
also attended the University of Pittsburgh. His entire business career has been identified with the Wallace Poster
Advertising Company. A branch office is maintained in Watertown.
Mr. Wallace belongs to the Rotary Club, Fortnightly Club, Pleasant Point Club, Oswego Country Club, Frontier Lodge,
F. and A. M., and B. P. O. Elks.
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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