Biography of George F. Andrews
Owego, Tioga County, NY Biographies





GEORGE F. ANDREWS was born in Candor, February 10, 1857, and was the eldest of six children of David W. and Thirza (Howard) Andrews. His father was a farmer and George was brought up. on a farm and educated in the district school and village academies. He attended the Candor free academy several terms and later the Owego free academy, from which latter he was graduated in the class of 1879; his attendance at school and later his study of law being frequently interrupted by his teaching school which it was necessary for him to do in order to pay the expenses of his education. He read law under the direction of Hon. Charles E. Parker and was admitted to the bar on May 4th, 1883. He at once began the practice of law in the village of Owego remaining in Judge Parker's office until the latter's election to the office of county judge and surrogate, when he established himself in his present location. Mr. Andrews' practice is general, and he is a safe counsellor, particularly well versed in matters pertaining to estates of deceased persons, trust estates and the law of realestate and corporations. He is an earnest republican, and has held the offices of corporation counsel of the village of Owego and supervisor of the town of Owego and of the village of Owego. He was at one time chairman of the board of supervisors. On September 3, 1885, Mr. Andrews was married with Francelia, daughter of Daniel M. Williams, of Owego, and of this marriage two sons have been born, Frederick Williams, April 23, 1892, and George Lyon, May 23, 1894.

From:
OUR COUNTY AND ITS PEOPLE
A MEMORIAL HISOTRY OF TIOGA COUNTY
NEW YORK
EDITED BY: LEROY W. KINGMAN
W. A. FERGUSSON & CO. ELMIRA, N. Y., 189?


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