Biography of Truman Davis
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Davis, Truman, Fowler, was born in Conajoharie, October 21, 1835. His first business experience was acquired as a clerk, At nineteen years of age he went into business for himself at Brier Hill, and remained there twenty years. He then went to Harrisville, where he lived thirteen years. He came to Little York in 1879. He does an extensive business in condition powders for horses and cattle, and takes much interest in thorough bred trotters, owning some himself. He was supervisor of Diana, in Lewis county, in 1869, and in 1870 was nominated for sheriff of the county, and was elected justice of the peace in Fowier until he refused the office. He was postmaster at Harrisville for a term of years. In 1856 Mr. Davis married Maria Van Evra, and their children are Mrs. R. E. Webb, Roscoe. and G. C. Davis, the postmaster at Little York. This gentleman is also largely interested in talc mining. Mr. Davis's father was A. S. Davis, who was born in 1803, and died in 1875.

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A memorial record of St. Lawrence County, New York
Edited by: Gates Curtis
The Boston History Co., Publishers 1894

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