Biography of Frank Stumpf
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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Stumpf, Frank, was born in the town of Northumberland, June 25, 1859, a son of Charles and Rosena Hoag Stumpf, natives of Germany, who settled in Saratoga Springs in 1845. In 1856 they moved to Northumberland, where he carried on farming. Frank was educated in the schools of Northumberland, and assisted his father until he was twenty years of age, when he was employed four years on the Champlain canal, after which he settled in Glens Falls, N. Y;, and learned the jewelry trade. Three years later he started in business in Stillwater, N. Y., as a jeweler and watch repairing and insurance, which business he has carried on to the present time. He has been active in town and county affairs; was town clerk from 1894 to 1898, and appointed postmaster under McKinley in 1897. He is a member of Montgomery Lodge No. 504, F. & A. M., of which he was secretary two years. He is an exempt fireman, formerly a member of E. I. Wood Steamer Co., also on the board of education for two years. He married Mary C., daughter of Miles P. and Electa Low, on January 27, 1886.


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