Biography of E. L. B. Curtis
Tompkins County, NY Biographies





Curtis, E. L. B., was born in the town of Denby, September 9, 1822, was educated in the schools of the day and finished at Mount Vernon Street School in Boston, after leaving which he returned to the homestead farm. In 1850, Anna K. Mills (daughter of Charles L. Mills of Corning) became his wife, and they have had six children, of whom two sons and three daughters survive. Charles E., the oldest, is now a resident of Ouray county, Colo.; Arthur M., the youngest son, is now principal of the Union School of Mount Morris, Livingston county. Our subject is a prominent Republican of the town and in 1864 was tendered the nomination to the Assembly, which he declined, preferring to give his sole attention to his business affairs. He is the owner of about 500 acres of some of the best farming lands in the locality, and makes specialties of dairying and sheep raising. He is an active and energetic man and takes a prominent part in all the local events of the day in his 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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