Biography of Hugh Galbraith
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Galbraith, Hugh, was born in Troy, October 22, 1865. He is the son of William J. Galbraith, who was born in Ireland and came to this country about 1850 and settled in Michigan. He came to Troy in 1855 where he died 1880. His mother is Sara Jane (Crooks) Galbraith, who was born in Paisley, Scotland. He received his education in the public schools and went to work in the Troy and Boston railroad office for two and a half years and then was with Boutwell & Son, and in 1892 the Boutwell Milling & Grain Co. was incorporated and he has been one of the firm since and is secretary and manager of the same; he is a director in the Troy Hydraulic Co., a member of the Senior Company of the Troy Citizens Corps, Laureate Boat Club, Apollo Lodge, Apollo Chapter, Bloss Council, Apollo Commanderv, and Oriental Temple of the Mystic Shrine. In 1891 he married Caroline L. Sturtevant of Troy.

From:
Landmarks of Rensselaer County
BY: George Baker Aaderson
Published By: D. Mason & Co. Publishers
Syracuse, NY 1897


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