Biography of Michael F. Sheary
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Sheary, Michael F., was born in Troy, N. Y., March 26, 1866. His father is Lawrence Sheary of Tray, for many years connected with Rusher & Co. in the brewery. Michael F. was graduated from the Troy High School in 1884. He then entered the Manufacturer's Bank where he stayed for ten years, working his way from a clerk to head bookkeeper. He was appointed postmaster of Troy by President Cleveland, May 29. 1894. He was the first to occupy the new Government building, which had been erected at the cost of $500,000. He is a member of the Troy Citizens Corps and the Laureate Boat Club, and a director in and auditor for the Boutwell Milling and Grain Company. Mr. Shear was also one of the organizers of the Pioneer Building and Loan Association and served as auditor thereof for three years.

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


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