Biography of C. B. Herriman
St Lawrence County, NY Biographies

Herriman, C. B., Ogdensburg, was born in Fort Covington, Franklin county, Novewber 10, 1833, He received an excellent education and immediately after leaving school, entered the establishment of William Hogie of that village. Afterwards he was identified with E. B. Allen & Son, and J. B. Averill, of Ogdensburg for a number of years. in positions of trust. In the spring of 1861 he purchased the grocery business of John N. Oswell, and has since that period been actively identified with this special branch of mercantile industry, including butter and cheese for eastern markets. Mr. Herriman has served as town clerk (in 1860), as alderman for two years, 1868 and 1869, member of the water commission for the past twenty years and chairman for several years, supervisor of the town for the year 1876, fair ground commissioner (for the past twenty two years of which he has been secretary), president of the Dairyman's Board of Trade for several years, president of the Grocer's Association of Ogdensburg, organized in 1892, etc. Mr. Herriman has been twice married, His first wife was Louisa S. Stark by whom he had three children, all of whom are married. His son, Dr. Wallace J. Herriman, is located in Rochester, and is one of that city's most talented and successful physicians. He is an expert upon insanity cases, and receives besides his extensive local practice many important cases from the government. His other children are: Edith, wife of G. W. McKinley, and Ella, wife of John P. Groves.

Our County and it's people
A memorial record of St. Lawrence County, New York
Edited by: Gates Curtis
The Boston History Co., Publishers 1894

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