Biography of Olin L. Stewart
Tompkins County, NY Biographies





Stewart, Olin L., was born in the town of Newfield, January 24, 1852, the youngest son of Horace S. Stewart. He was educated in the common schools, and after leaving same was engaged with his brother in the tobacco business. In 1871 he went to Cortland where he established a cigar manufactory, which he conducted for two years. Returning to Ithaca he was one year in the employ of his brother, and for one year was in partnership with him. In 1880 he established a bottling business in this city, to which he added by the purchase of the Bartholomew Agency of Schwartz, and from this start he has built up the present large and extensive establishment at 16 South Aurora street. He is also agent for the Standard Brewing Co., of Rochester. Mr. Stewart is a Democrat in politics, and in 1892 he was elected alderman of the second ward of the city. He is a member of Hobasco Lodge No. 716, F. & A. M., and a member of the K. of P. Lodge No. 89. He was married in April, 1890, to Eva Jarvis of Ithaca.

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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