Biography of Frederick D. Holman
Tompkins County, NY Biographies





Holman, Frederick D., was born in Trumansburgh, April 5, 1862, and received his education in the public schools, and in the old academy. His first employment was as clerk in a drug store, and later he became clerk at the station, in the employ of Richard H. Stone, who was station master. He then became telegraph operator and assistant station master for about eight years. In 1892 he was promoted station master of the Lehigh Valley Railway Company at Trumansburgh. March 20, 1890, he married Mary B. Buckley, of his native town, and they have one daughter, Blanche S. Mr. Holman's father, Arthur, was born in 1825 in Ulysses, and he too was educated in the public schools. He was a merchant and bookkeeper through life. He married Martha, daughter of Joseph L. Iredell of this town, and they had four children: Sarah L., Frederick D., Ellen I., and Levi O., who assisted his brother at the station. Frederick D. is a member of Trumansburgh Lodge No. 157 F. & A. M., and of Fidelity Chapter, No. 77, R. A. M., and St. Augustine Commandery Knights Templar of Ithaca. This family is one of the oldest in the village.

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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