Biography of John D. Wheeler
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Wheeler, John D., was born in the town of Cameron in 1845, and is a son of James B. and Malinda G. (Willard) Wheeler, who settled here in 1815, when James B. was seven years old. John D. married Adelle, a daughter of Jessie and Susanna Santee, of Hornellsville. They have one child, Charles J. Mr. Wheeler has been town clerk of Cameron for eight consecutive years and has several times refused the nomination for supervisor. He is a member of Cameron Mills Lodge No. 542 F. & A. M., and has been commander of Hallett Post G. A. R. for five years, He enlisted in 1863 and served until the close of the war. He was in the 16th N. Y. Artillery and was afterwards made captain in 106th Regt. N. Y. S. Nat. Guards. Mr. Wheeler was engaged in farming and milling until 1880, when he engaged in the general merchandise business, which he still follows.

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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