Biography of Benn Conger
Tompkins County, NY Biographies





Conger, Benn, was extensively and, favorably known in connection with the active management of the large mercantile house known as Conger's Store He was born in Groton, October 29, 1856, was educated at Groton Academy and the Union Free School, and before the age of twenty one became connected with his present business. In this store, of which he is one of the proprietors, he has charge of the dry goods and the boot and shoe department. Not withstanding his business demands, he has found time to indulge somewhat in the various enterprises of the village, connected with the fire department, president of the first Board of Water Commissioners, and was. actively connected with the construction of the present water system of the village. He has also been one of the village trustees, and is one of the Board of Education. June 9, 1880, he married Florence Buck and they have one child, Lawrence J.

Link to his father (Croydon W. Conger)

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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