Biography of L. A. Gage
Tompkins County, NY Biographies





Gage, L. A., was born in Silver Lake, Pa. August 13, 1839, and was educated in the district school, to which he has added by an intelligent system of reading. After leaving school he gave his attention to farming, which he has made his life work. At the age of twenty six he married Hannah A. Meaker, daughter of Reuben B. Meaker by whom he has had four children: Flora, Matie, Richard J. and Ralph, the last two deceased. Our subject is a Republican in politics, and takes a deep interest in educational and religious matters. In 1872 he bought what was known as the Patmore farm of fifty acres, and in 1879 he built a fine residence, where he now lives. Mr. Gage is one of the prominent men of this town, where he is recognized as a conservative and practical citizen.

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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