Biography of Levi J. Newman
Tompkins County, NY Biographies





Newman, Levi J., born November 16, 1852, received his early education in the district schools, after leaving which he attended the Ithaca Academy, where he qualified himself to be a teacher, following that profession for some years, but soon gave his attention to farming. He is a son of W. O. Newman of Ithaca, one of the early settlers in Enfield, and has always been considered one of the most successful and prominent farmers of the town. L. J. Newman married Ann E., daughter of Seymour Korts of Ithaca, by whom he had four children, three sons and one daughter. He is known throughout the town as a man of ability and culture, and whose merit his townspeople recognized by electing him as supervisor for 1893, and reelected in 1894 for a term of two years.

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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