Biography of John H. Gleason
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Gleason, John H., was born in Schenectady, N. Y., September 22, 1841. He received a public school education and came to Troy in 1856 to live with his sister, and later learned the carriage maker's trade with Daniel Ltcey and finished with Culkin & Donohue and was later in the business for himself where he remained for fifteen years. Mr. Gleason is president of the Northern New York Asphalt Paving Co. He was deputy sheriff several years and was boiler inspector for two years. He held the position of postmaster of the New York Assembly one year. He has held numerous municipal offices, having been a member of the School Board for nine years, and assistant superintendent of the water department for the past nine years. He married in 1870 Margaret Inwood of Troy, N. Y., by whom he had two sons, John E. and Robert I.

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


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