Biography of Jefferson W. Hoag
Wayne County, NY Biographies





Hoag, Jefferson W., was born and reared on a farm in the town of Arcadia, Wayne county, N. Y. While preparing for college he taught a district school for one term and for two, terms taught in the Canandaigua Academy. He prepared for college at the Newark Academy, under the principalship of J. Forman Steele. He entered the class of 1870 at Union College, and graduated with that class. After his graduation he engaged in teaching, for two years as principal of Leavenworth College at Wolcott, N. Y. He graduated from the Albany Law School in 1873, and was then admitted to practice as attorney at law. Shortly after being admitted to the bar, he opened an office at Wolcott, N. Y., where he has ever since been engaged in the practice of his profession. In 1882 he was elected district attorney for Wayne county and served three years in that capacity. in 1877 he married Ada H. Rowland. of Newark, N. Y.

From:
Landmarks of Wayne County, New York
Edited by: Hon. George W. Cowles
Assisted by: H. P. Smith and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1895


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