Biography of Thomas R. Bresee
Tompkins County, NY Biographies





Bresee, Thomas R., the well known merchant tailor and general clothier of Groton village, and one of the oldest business men of the town, was born in Otsego county, July 8, 1833. He learned the tailor's trade by serving an apprenticeship of six years, ands in 1855 located at Groton. In August, 1862, he enlisted in Co. K, 137th N. Y. Vols., and served six months. In 1863 he returned to Groton, and soon afterwards went west, remaining till 1868, when he returned to this village, beginning an active business career, which has since continued without interruption to the present time. In 1868 Mr. Bresee married Mary Ann Pickens, by whom he has had five children, only one of whom survives, Dell Bresee, who is responsibly connected with the Owego Bridge Company, having entire charge of the company's office.

From:
Landmarks of Tompkins County, New York
Including a History of Cornell University
Edited by: John H. Selkreg
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1894


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