Biography of George E. Waldron
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Waldron, George E., was born in Troy, May 17, 1847. His father, Ephraim D. Waldron, was born in Half Moon, Saratoga county, in 1818, and was one of the pioneer sloop captains on the Hudson River, and started in the lumber businessin Troy in 1855 under the firm name of Cottrell & Waldron, which was succeeded by E. D. Waldron in 1857, and in 1864 his two suns, William H. and Gecrge E., were taken into the concern under the firm name of E. D. Waldron & Sons, which continued until the death of William H. in October, 1882, when the firm became E. D. Waldron & Son. E. D. Waldron died April 11, 1894; his mother, Sarah Ann (Watson) Waldron, is still living in Troy. George E. was educated in the public schools of Troy and in the seminary at Fulton, N. Y., and became connected with the lumber business with his father in 1864, and since the death of his father has been sole proprietor of the business, which still retains the name of E. D. Waldron & Son. He is also manager of the Globe Ventilator Company. He is a member of King Solomon Lodge No. 48 F. & A. M., of the Apollo Chapter, Bloss Council, Apollo Commanders, and Oriental Temple of the Mystic Shrine, and is also a member of the Troy Yacht Club and the Ionic Club. In 1868 he married Minnie A. Daniels, of Troy, and has one daughter. Mabel D.

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


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