Biography of James Baldwin
Steuben County, NY Biographies





Baldwin, James, son of Rufus Baldwin; was born in 1834. After leaving Lima Seminary in 1853, he settled upon a farm about two miles west of Addison, where he engaged in the manufacture of woolen goods and farming. In 1855 he married Emma L. Cowley In 1857, having sold his farm and timber lands to Hon. F. C. Dininny, he moved to Woodhull, where he built a steam grist and saw mill, and engaged in the mercantile business. In 1866 he returned to Addison, and soon after commenced the banking bnsiness, in which he is still engaged. He has been from the organization of the party a prohibitionist; has been a candidate on the State ticket for treasurer, and also for congressman in his district. He has one son, born in 1857, who is a farmer and stock raiser, living about two miles from Addison.

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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