Biography of James M. Carr
Tompkins County, NY Biographies





Carr, James M., was born in the town of Dryden, May 29, 1834, and was educated. in the common schools, and finished at Etna under the late Judge Van Valkenburg. At the age of twenty eight he married Mary P. Bower, daughter of Simon Bower, of the town of Dryden. He takes the Democratic side in politics, and in March, 1893, was appointed postmaster in his town, being the first fourth class postmaster appointed in the State. Our subject is one of the prominent men in his village, taking an active and intelligent interest in church and school matters. and in advancing the best interests of the town.

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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