Biography of Henry Baldwin
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Baldwin, Henry, son of Rufus Baldwin, was born in 1831; admitted to the bar in 1853, and was supervisor of Addison from 1859 to 1861. In 1861 he raised a company and as captain joined the 34th Regt. N. Y. Vols. He was in the battles of Ball's Bluff, Yorktown, Fair Oaks, Seven Pines, Antietam, and Fredericksburg. He was chairman of the Board of Supervisors in 1876; was elected colonel of the 106th Regt. N. Y. S. militia in 1869; was elected sheriff of Steuben county in 1885. He was married in 1856 to Bella Bliss of Hornellsville; she died in 1863. Henry Baldwin has always been identified with the improvements of Addison. Through his efforts the Addison and Northern Pennsylvania Railroad was constructed. At present he is largely interested in farming.

From:
Landmarks of Steuben County, New York
Edited by: Hon. Harlo Hakes
Assisted by: L. C. Aldrich and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1896


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