Biography of Arthur H. Senter
St. Lawrence County, NY Biographies

Arthur H. Senter. - One of the able business men of Potsdam is Mr. Senter, who is district manager for the Brown & Bailey Condensed Milk Company. He was born in the town of Potsdam, June 12, 1885, the son of Orville M. and Phobe (Challis) Senter.

Orville M. Senter is a native of the town of Potsdam and throughout his life has been interested in general farming. He is a Republican and holds membership in the Methodist Church. His wife was born at Bombay, N. Y. Their children are: Arthur H., the subject of this sketch; and Mary, who lives at home.

Arthur H. Senter grew up in the town of Potsdam, where he attended the public schools. In 1896 he entered the employ of the Sheffield Farms Dairy Company, with whom he remained for six years in their New York City plant. During the last four years of that time he was plant manager at Eben, N. Y. In 1913 he became associated with the Phenix Cheese Company as plant manager, and three years later the business was sold to the Brown & Bailey Condensed Milk Company, with Mr. Senter remaining in his former position. He came to Potsdam in 1919 and was identified with the company's laboratories here until 1923, at which time he became plant superintendent. Since June, 1931, he has held his position as district manager for the company.

In 1910 Mr. Senter was united in marriage with Miss Gertrude E. Moore, of Potsdam, the daughter of Richard and Josephine (Taggart) Moore. The former, born at Russell, N. Y., died in 1896, and the latter lives at Potsdam. Mr. and Mrs. Senter are the parents of two children: Corinne J., born in 1913, attends Potsdam State Normal School; and Arnold W., born in 1918, attends Potsdam Junior High School.

Mr. Senter is a member of the Methodist Church, and is affiliated with Racquette River Lodge F. & A. M., Past Master; St. Lawrence Chapter, Past Captain of the Host; and Knights of Birmingham, at Canton. He also belongs to the Potsdam Fish and Game Club.


The North Country
A History, Embracing
Jefferson, St. Lawrence, Oswego, Lewis
and Franklin Counties, New York.
By: Harry F. Landon
Historical Publishing Company
Indianopolis, Indiana 1932

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