Biography of George H. Northrup
Tompkins County, NY Biographies





Northrup, George H., was born in Ithaca, November 16, 1845, son of John Northrup 73 E. State St. The whole life of George H. has been spent in this town. He was educated in the public schools and in the old Ithaca Academy. After leaving school he was engaged with his father in carriage trimming and spring bed business, and became a member of the firm of John Northrup & Son. He was engaged with his father until 1891, when he took charge of the retail department of the D. L. & W. coal business for one year, and July 27, 1893, he bought out the insurance business of George L. Gray, which he is now conducting with office in No. 3 Clinton Block, N. Cayuga St. Mr. Northrup has always been an active Republican, and has held numerous offices of honor and trust. In 1880 he was elected tax receiver of Ithaca, serving one year, and the following year was elected county treasurer of Tompkins county and twice reelected, making nine years he filled this office. He is a member of the Masonic fraternity, Fidelity Lodge No. 51, Eagle Chapter No. 58, and St. Augustine Commandery No. 38; also a member of Ithaca Lodge No. 71, I. O. O. F., member of the Congregational church, and one of the trustees. Mr. Northrup married, January 18, 1872, Addie, daughter of M. D. Bruce, a farmer of Danby. He is also treasurer of the Y. M. C. A.

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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