Biography of R. G. Dye
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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Dye, R. G., was born February 8, 1854, a son of Electus Dye, a native of western New York, who came to Saratoga county in 1850, where he engaged in the cooperage business for a few years and served as deputy sheriff. He married Rosanna Hubball and lived an active, upright life and was noted for his sterling integrity; he died in 1895 in his eighty-third year. R. G. Dye was educated in the public schools and was engaged in the paper collar works for eighteen years. In 1881 he organized the firm of Dye Brothers, which is known as R. G. Dye & Co., general merchants. In 1884 Mr. Dye married Elizabeth, daughter of Thomas Osborn. Mr. Dye is one of the self-made men of his town, taking an active interest in school and church matters and has ever received and. merited the respect of his associates.


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