Biography of Russell P. Clapp
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

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Clapp, Russell P., was born in Ballston Spa, July 21, 1820, and through life was identified in steamboat interests. In 1848 he married Madelia, daughter of John D. and Mary A. (Chapman) Hale, and they had two sons: George F. and Charles R. Mr. Clapp was one of the conservative men of Saratoga county, taking an active interest in the growth and progress of his town, and was a liberal supporter of educational and religious institutions. His death, December 3, 1887, was a loss not only to his family, but to all who knew him.


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