Biography of A. H. Webster
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Webster, A. H., a prominent and successful farmer of the town of Hoosic, had a tendncy to follow that vocation by inheritance and taste, as his father, Alvab H. Webster. was also a farmer during the greater period of his business life. The latter was thrown on his own resources when nine years of age, and stood a conspicuous specimen of the selfmade man until his death in 1884 He conducted the North Hoosick hotel for a time and the old Pheonix hotel, and was afterward agent for the Walter A. Wood Co. He ably served his town in holding public offices, and was supervisor for five years. Mr. Webster was born here in 1849 and educated here and at Mills school, Williamstown, Mass. He was village trustee two years, and overseer of the poor for two terms. He married Helen M. Wilcox of this town. Five children are the issue of this marriage.

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


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