Biography of L. Spicer
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

T-Saratoga Springs, New York Directories, 1888-92

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Spicer, L., was born in Milton, August 21, 1845. His father, William Spicer, was a native of England and came to the United States in 1823 and settled in the town of Milton in 1825. He had twelve children, ten sons and two daughters; six Sons were in the war of the Rebellion, two of whom, Edward and Frank, were killed; he died in 1888. L. Spicer was educated in the public schools, and learned the axe making trade. In 1891 he established his present business of jobber in wines, liquors, cigars and tobacco. In 1868 he married Frances L. McIntosh, who died in 1876, leaving two children, Mrs. Helen Harison and Fred. Later he married Libbie, daughter of John Osborne. Mr. Spicer is one of the self made men of Saratoga county, serving as excise commissioner, and is recognized as a man of sterling integrity, who ever received and merited the respect of his associates.


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