Biography of Horace A. Brown
Tompkins County, NY Biographies





Brown, Horace A., was born August 20, 1833. His father moved to the town of Ithaca in 1834, and was a tanner and currier, having charge of Jacob Wood's tannery at Buttermilk Falls Mr. Brown was educated in the district school, and finished at West Dryden. He married at the age of twenty five Elizabeth, daughter of John Robb, who died in January, 1860. He married second, Mary, daughter of George K. Nittels, of Van Etten, Chiming county, by whom he has one son and one daughter. He is a Democrat and takes au active interest in educational and political matters, having served as school trustee, and excise commissioner, which latter officer he still holds. He was also commissioner of highways two years. Mr. Brown carries on a milk route and handles about 300 quarts per day.

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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