Biography of William C. Bingham
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Bingham, William C., was born in Boston, Mass., April 26 1843. Chester, his father, was a native of New Hampshire and a merchant and farmer. The grandfather, Jeremiah, was a native of Connecticut. He was a farmer and his father before him. Chester removed to Boston about 1830, where he engaged in the mer cantile business. He was the father of three children. William C., the only son, was educated in the public schools of Boston, Greene Academy, and under private tutors. At the age of eighteen he took up the study of law in the office of the late Hon. Horace Bemis, and afterwards with Judge Hamilton Ward, and was admitted to the bar at the age of twenty one years. He began practice at Belmont, Allegany county, in 1864, where he remained until 1871. He then came to Hornellsville and entered into partnership with Homer Holliday, which partnership existed until 1887, when Mr. Holliday retired from active practice. Mr. Bingham was the first recorder for the city of Horriellsville, which office he held for four years, declining the nomination for a third term. In 1874 Mr. Bingham married Cornelia Bush, of Belmont.

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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