Biography of Leander Walker
Barton, Tioga County, NY Biographies





LEANDER WALKER, son of George Walker, was born May 20, 1822, in the town of Barton. He was brought up on the farm and has made lumbering and farming to a large extent his business through life. For several years, however, he was connected with his brother Thaddeus in trade as a grocer. He was married in 1846 with Julia, daughter of George Hanna, and they made their home on the farm where they now reside. Both have been long years members of. the Methodist church, and Mr. Walker has been assessor and supervisor of the town and held other offices. Of their five children three are living: Catharine Z. (Mrs. George Van Nortwick), Joseph E. and Howard S.

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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