Biography of Charles W. Peoble
Rensselaer County, NY Biographies





Peoble, Charles W., was born in Clermont county, Ohio. November 19, 1827, and learned the trade and worked at chairmaking for five years, and for many years was employed in the furniture business as manager and salesman for Robert Green; from 1863 until 1867 ran a furniture business of his own. He was burned out in 1867, and for ten years was employed by W. M. Whitney & Co., Albany, as manager of their furniture department. He became connected with the ,fire department June 5, 1845, as a member of Cataract Engine Company No. 8, and continued with that company, with the exception of two years, until January 18, 1856. when he joined what is now Trojan H. & L. Company No. 3, serving with that company for thirty four years, when he resigned March 27, 1890; was appointed clerk of the Board of Fire Commissioners March 1, 1875, which position he still occupies; and is a member of the Exempt Firemen's Association. He is a member and past master of King Solomon's Primitive Lodge No. 91, F. & A. M., Apollo Chapter No. 48 R. A. M., Bloss Council No. 14 R. & S. M., and 33' member of the Supreme Council A. & S. Rite U. S. A. In 1849 he married Henrietta Luce of Cohoes, who died in 1885. His present wife is Catherine Shipperman of Amsterdam and his children are Mrs. J. W. Bennett of Harvey, Ill.: Mrs. J. A. F. Bosworth of Philadelphin; Fred G. Peoble who is in the furniture business in Cincinnati, and Robert Green Peoble who is a traveling salesman.

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


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