Biography of Capt. James M. Spencer
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Spencer, Capt. James M., Gougerneur, was born in Gouverneur, January 23, 1845. He studied with Dr. A. J. Wade and graduated D. D. S. in 1872 in the Philadelphia Dental College. Captain Spencer is one of the best known veterans of the war in St. Lawrence county, and has a record as one of the bravest, in 1861 he enlisted in 16th New York infantry, and subsequently became captain of Co. H, 20th New York Cavalry, which gained renown for its fighting qualities. Captain Spencer is a member of the G. A. R. is a Mason of high degree, belonging to the Blue Lodge, Chapter and Commandery, and is a member of the Independent Order of Foresters.

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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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