Biography of Alvin T. Hoag
Rensselaer County, NY Biographies





Hoag, Alvin T., born on the farm he now owns in Pittstown, July 4, 1847, is a son of Thomas Hoag. Alvin T. was reared on a farm and educated in the common schools and at Fort Edward Institute. He follows farming and owns the homestead of his father containing 230 acres to which he has added 195 acres of land. He is making a specialty of dairying. He was asessor one year (appointed). He has also been highway commissioner, inspector of election about six years and trustee of his district for over twenty years. He is a member of Victor Lodge No. 680, F. & A. M., and has held most of the offices in the lodge. He was married September 8, 1869, to Arzelia Akin, daughter of Humphrey Akin. Mr. and Mrs. Hoag have four sons: Thomas A., Howard W., Merritt C., George A. Howard W. married Nellie Francisco of Tomhannock, N. Y. They have one daughter, Mildred. Mr. Hoag has been agent for the Pittstown Fire Insurance Co., the largest insurance company of any one town in the State of New York.

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


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