Biography of R. L. Seaman
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Seaman, R. L., Ogdensburg, was born in Heuvelton. December 4, 1838. His family came originally from New England, and settled in Heuvelton early in the present century. H. L. Seaman received his education in the schools of that locality and the Wesleyan Seminary at Gouverneur, and in 1852 entered the dry goods store of Bronner & Kraft, with whom he remained about five years. He then was a valued assistant in the establishment of the Franks for sixteen years, and in 1876 formed a co partnership with C. W. MeClair, under the firm name of Seaman & McClair, dealers in dry and fancy goods. This firm continued until 1889, when it dissolved, each member inaugurating separate establishments in Ogdensburg, both of which have been very successful. Mr. Seaman married in 1866, Harriet E., daughter of the late Alfred Hawley. Mr. Seaman is identified with the Masonic fraternity, being past commander of Ogdensburg Comniandery No. 54, K. T., and past master of Ogdensburg Lodge No. 128, F. and A. M., and a member of Media Temple, Nobles of the Mystic Shrine. He is courteous and genial and possesses a host of friends in this city. His business is an important factor in the commercial life of the city and furnishes employment to a considerable number of assistants.

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A memorial record of St. Lawrence County, New York
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The Boston History Co., Publishers 1894

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