Biography of William Haynes (1851)
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Haynes, William, was born in Troy, N. Y., in 1851. He is the son of Winslow Haynes and Catherine (Pillion) Haynes. His father died in 1854. and his mother died in 1869. William was educated in the public schools and the Christian Brothers' Academy of Troy and after clerking in a store a short time learned the carpenter's and joiner's trade and worked at that trade ten years, when with John S. Bulmer he formed the firm of Bulmer & Haynes, contractors and builders; since that time they have erected many of the public buildings of Troy as well as a large number of the beautiful residences in Troy and vicinity. He was a member of the School Board for six years and for nine years was trustee of St. Mary's Cemetery Association. He has been president of the Boss Carpenter's Association for three years, and a member of the E. Dolan Association twenty years. He has one daughter, Mary Philarnena.

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


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