Biography of John A. Herrick
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Herrick, John A., was born in the town of Schodack, May 27, 1841, and has resided in Rensselaer county all his life. He was reared on a farm and at the age of twenty two went into the forwarding business which he followed from 1863 until 1873 when he sold out and embarked in mercantile business, starting the dry goods and grocery business which he still conducts. In 1864 Mr. Herrick married Mary L. Van Hoesen who died leaving three daughters: Carrie L., Cora B., and Grace E., now Mrs. William Kennedy. Mr. Herrick's father was G. M. Herrick, and his mother, Lucretia Dings. Mr. Herrick is a successful and enterprising business man and is a prohibitionist in politics.

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


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