Biography of Daniel F. Brown
Steuben County, NY Biographies





Brown, Daniel F., was born in the town of Hartwick, Otsego county, N. Y., October 9, 1821. He spent two years at the Troy Conference Academy at Poultney, Vt., and afterwards spent two years at the Genesee Wesleyan Seminary at Lima, N. Y. He came to Corning in 1846 and completed his legal course in the office of Hon. Thomas A. Johnson, and was admitted in 1850. He was commissioned first lieutenant in 1862 by Governor Morgan, and served as quartermaster of the 66th Regt. N. Y. Vols. until the close of the war, He was appointed by President Johnson, in 1865, assistant collector of internal revenue for the fourth division of the twenty seventh district of the State of New York, which office he held for nine years. He was the first police justice of the village, and the first recorder of the city of Corning. With the exception of the period spent in the war, he has practiced his profession in Corning since 1850.

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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