Biography of George B. Sickman
Tompkins County, NY Biographies





Sickmon, George B., was born in the town of Dryden, May 7, 7864. His father, Sanford Sickmon, was for many years a prominent farmer in the town, and is now a resident of McLean. Our subject was educated in the common schools, finishing in the McLean graded, and also the Cortland Normal schools. Be commenced teaching in 1883 in the district school at Dryden, and taught two years at McLean. He is now teaching his fifth year at Freeville Graded School; which has under his principalship become the leading village school of this county and now has a daily attendance of 100. He is one of the prominent men in his town, taking great interest in political, educational and religious matters, and is now president of the Teachers' Association of the Second Commissioner's District of Tompkins county, which office he has held for several years. He was candidate for school commissioner in his district in 1893, receiving a majority of eighty five male votes, and losing his election to a lady candidate. He is a man of high standing and education, always ready to aid in anything that will elevate mankind or be for the interest of the community, and fearless in denouncing evil. He stands a friend to the needy and distressed, bearing the respect of all of his townspeople.

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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