Biography of Clifford E. Cady
FROM OUR COUNTY AND ITS PEOPLE
A DESCRIPTIVE AND BIOGRAPHICAL RECORD
OF SARATOGA COUNTY, NEW YORK
PREPARED AND PUBLISHED UNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE SARATOGIAN
THE BOSTON HISTORY COMPANY, PUBLISHERS 1899

T-Saratoga Springs, New York Directories, 1888-92

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CLIFFORD E. CADY.

CLIFFORD E. CADY was born at Porter's Corners in the town of Greenfield, May 18, 1858, a son of Luther and grandson of Benjamin Cady, an early settler of Greenfield. The wife of Luther Cady was Margaret Leggett, a native of Schenectady, and daughter of John Leggett, who emigrated from England about 1837 to Schenectady, and to Greenfield in 1847, where he died about 1882. Luther Cady was a carpenter by trade and is now superintendent of the John Leggett & Sons straw board mills at Middlegrove.

Clifford E. Cady was educated in Greenfield and began life as a clerk in the old union store at Porter's Corners, first under his father, who was manager, and later succeeded to that position In 1894 he began his present business at Middlegrove, buying the stock of M. D. Rowell. He now has the leading store in his place. In politics he is a Republican, and held the office of supervisor of the town of Greenfield for four years. He was appointed postmaster in 1898 by President McKinley. Mr. Cady is a member of St. John's Lodge No. 22, F. & A. M., St. John's Chapter No. 103, R. A. M. of Greenfield, and Middlegrove Lodge No. 476, I. O. O. F.

In 1880 he married Emma Allcott, daughter of Stephen Allcott, of Porter's Corners. Their children are four: Egbert A., May L., Una B., and Harold.


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