Biography of Charles W. Nash
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

D-Descriptive guide of the battlefield of Saratoga

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Nash, Charles W., was born in Cuba, N. Y.. March 22, 1861, educated in the publie schools and Cuba Academy. In early life he learned the printer's trade and at the age of nineteen established the Daily News, which he continued two years and then sold it. At the age of twenty-one he went to Bolivar and started the Sunday Leader and sold it one year later on account of the collapse of the oil interests in that field. He then entered the employ of the Buffalo, New York and Philadelphia Railroad Co. as cashier for several years with headquarters at Rochester. May 3, 1884, he married Katharine E., daughter of E. E. Hufstader of Cuba, and they have one son. Robert C., who was born December 19, 1886. The family came to Mechanicville in 1891, where he has been in the employ of the D. & H. Railroad Co. as freight agent ever since. His father, Malcolm L., was born in Brandt, Canada, in 1832, and came with his parents to Connecticut when a child. He marrried Caroline E., daughter of Dr. E. J. Reynolds, and they had two sons: William W. and John C., who is a train dispatcher in Montana. Malcolm L. Nash is now a rancliman in Nebraska; he served in the 5th Cavalry, Co. E, N. Y. Vols., and was honorably discharged as first sergeant in 1863, by reason of surgeon's certificate of disability. Charles W. Nash is serving his second term as captain of William M. Searing Camp No. 51, S. of V.; is a member of On-da-wa Lodge No. 820, F. & A. M., and has been its secretary since its organization; he is a memher of Montgomery Chapter of Stillwater No. 247, R. A. M., and now in 1898 holds the office of high priest.


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