Biography of Isaac H. Williamson
Rensselaer County, NY Biographies





Williamson, Isaac Hasbrouck, was born in Lansingville, N. Y., in 1860. He is the son of the Rev. R. D. Williamson, who came to Troy from Paterson, N. J., in 1871, and has been pastor of the First United Presbyterian church of Troy since that time. His mother, Phebe L. Cruikshank, was born in Troy. Her father was Robert Cruikshank, one of the oldest settlers of the county. He attended public school and afterwards took a course in the Troy Business College. He then took a position with the Bussey & McLeod Stove Co., Troy, and had charge of the nickel plate department of that concern. After two years' experience in the knit goods business, he entered the office of Tom S. Wotkyns as bookkeeper, and in 1893 was made a partner in the concern, the firm name being Tom S. Wotkyns & Co., wholesale and retail coal business. He is a member of the Laureate Boat Club and the Pafraets Dael Club. In 1888 he married Miss Fannie Lee, of Troy, N. Y., by whom he has one son, Robert D.

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


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