Biography of John H. Huntington
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Huntington, John H., was born in Rome, N. Y., January 1, 1830. His ancestors were all from the New England States. His father was born in Shaftsbury, Vt., and was a farmer. He moved to Oneida county in 1826 and later came to Troy where he died in 1872. His mother, Sophronia (Henry) Huntington, was born in Bennington, Vt., and died in Rome, N. Y., November, 1840. John H. received his education in private and select schools and afterwards helped his father on the farm. He came to Troy in 1848 and engaged with M. L. Huntington, his uncle, in the fruit and produce business; in 1860 he went into the belting business. He was in the city chamberlain's office until 1864 when he took a position as bookkeeper in the First National Bank where he remained for four years; when he took up the fire insurance business, and in 1881 took a position with the Troy Gas Co., where he is occupied at present. He has represented the Fifth Ward in the Board of Aldermen. He is a member of the I. O. O. F. His first wife was Harriet T. Hubbard of Troy, who died in 1873. He was married in June, 1876, to Elizabeth H. Fosdick, who died in November, 1887. He has one son (John H.) and a daughter.

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


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