Biography of Michael S. Cummings
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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Cummings, Michael S., was born at Troy, N. Y., February 18, 1855, but came to Saratoga with his parents when five years old. He was educated in the schools of Saratoga Springs and his first employment was in connection with some of the springs which have made this place famous. He next became a clerk in the news business and subsequent]y had charge of a branch store for Aaron Hill. In 1878 he entered the law offices of Carr & Peters, and became clerk to Mr. Peters when that gentleman was elected surrogate of the county. In 1880 Mr. Cummings was elected town clerk and has held the office for a period of seventeen years. a record which speaks highly of his efficiency, for his incumbency has never been imperiled by the conflicts of political parties. He is a Democrat in politics, but is highly popular with Republicans, because of his ability and the high efficiency with which he discharges the duties of his office. He has also been registrar of vital statistics for the town and village of Saratoga for ten years. He has been a member and secretary of the Jeffersonian Club since its organization in 1881. Mr. Cummings's parents were Sylvester and Jane E. (Allen) Cummings. On November 23, 1881. Mr. Cummings married Miss Kittie M. Brown: of Albany, Sand their children are Millie and Marie, and Gerald Cummings.


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