Biography of William H. Sandwick
Tompkins County, NY Biographies





Sandwick, Wm. H., was born in the town of Moravia, June 1, 1862, and was educated in the graded schools. His father, John Sandwickc, was a well known tanner and currier of that towns. Our subject came to the village of Dryden in 1877 and engaged in Rockwell's Woolen Factory, which business he followed for three years, and in 1880 engaged in the barber's business in a small way, which by energy and business ability he has been able to increase and fix up a store carrying a fine line of gent's furnishing goods, tobacco, cigars and confectionery, with tonsorial parlors in connection with his store. He was appointed postmaster October 1, 1893. At the age of twenty he married Miss Nellie M. Givens, daughter of Darius Givens, and they have three children, Mildred, Mabel and Florence. Mr. Sandwick was one of the instigators in the establishing of the water works in this 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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