Biography of John M. Clawson
Steuben County, NY Biographies





Clawson, John M., was born in the town of Southport, January 30, 1831, son of Ebenezer Clawson, who for the last twenty years of his life was a hotel proprietor of Campbell village, and married Robanna McHenry, by whom be had three children: John M., Jacob, and Betsey. For his second wife he married Loretta Reed, by whom he had two children: Martha and Julian. John M. Clawson has spent the most of his life in Campbell in the tannery for J. D. Hamilton. In 1862 he enlisted in 107th N. Y. Vols., as a private, and served until the close of the war; he was promoted to second lieutenant May 25, 1865. He married Lucinda R., daughter of Philip and Maria Drake, by whom he had one son, Charlie D. Clawson, a merchant in Pennsylvania. He is a member of Knox Post No. 447, and in politics is a Republican.

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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