Biography of Thomas Finley
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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THOMAS FINLEY.

THOMAS FINLEY was born at Milton Hill, February 5, 1850. His father, Terrence Finley, was a native of Ireland and came to the United States in 1839, settling in Saratoga county, where he was identified as a farmer. He married Mary Farrell, and took an active interest in school and church-matters. He died in 1885.

Thomas Finley was educated in Baliston Academy and - entered his father's business, dealing in cattle. In 1884 he established the firm of T. Finley & Co. at Baliston Spa which he still carries on. Mr. Finley married Margaret j. Griffin, June 27, 1888, and they have one son, George T. Mr. Finley is one of the progressive men of his town, serving as highway commissioner, overseer of the poor three terms, justice of the peace two terms, and. president of his village. He was elected supervisor of the town of Milton in 1898 and re-elected in 1899. Mr. Finley has ever received and merited the respect of all his associates.


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