Biography of the Westbrook Family
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Westbrook Family, The, Ogdensburg. - Members of this family settled in Ulster county about 1640. Charles R. Westbrook, father of James, came to Ogdensburg from Kingston, Ulster connty, in 1855, and followed the practice of his profession here for eight years. He then was appointed manager of the Parish property, and five years afterward assumed charge of the Power Iron Works, which position he held for twenty years. After this Mr. Westbrook was in the customs department in New York city and also had charge of the Sterlington Iron Works there. He is at present practicing law in that city. James Westbrook was born in Ogdensburg, September 29, 1860, was educated in the schools here, and in July, 1879, catered the 0. L. & C. Railroad office here as clerk. He is now agent of the business. Mr. Westbrook married a daughter of Stillman Forte and they have three children, Mr. Westbrook is a member of the Ogdensburg Club, etc., and upon his mothers side is a descendant of Judge John Scott, whose history is identified with St. Lawrence county.

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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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