Biography of George Cole
Tompkins County, NY Biographies





Cole, George, was born in the town of Dryden, August 5, 1845, and was educated in the common schools, and finishedunder Prof. Jackson Graves at Dryden Academy. After leaving school he returned to the farm of his father, Joseph Cole, who was one of the earliest residents of the town of Dryden, settling on the south hill about 1830. In 1884 he left the farm and established himself in the coal and produce business, which he now carries on. At the age of forty one he married Emma Miller, daughter of Archibald Miller, of the town of Dryden, and they have one son, Samuel Cole. He takes the Democratic side in politics, is a trustee of the village of Dryden, and while leading an active business life finds time to take an interest in church and school matters.

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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