Biography of J. S. Jorden
Wayne County, NY Biographies





Jordan, J. S., was born in Galen, July 9, 1857. His father, William, was born in England, and came to the United States and settled in Lyons. J. S. Jordan was educated in the common schools, to which he has added through life by reading and close observation. At the age of twenty six he married Battie T., daughter of Moses Cook, of Savannah, and they have one son, Lloyd S. At the age of fourteen he went to work on a farm for Elias E. Rumells. In 1881 he went to the County House and took charge of the insane department, in 1884 entered the employ of the West Shore Railroad, also bought and shipped produce, coal and wood, in which he still continues. Our subject is a Republican in politics, is now serving his fourth term as trustee, and is now assessor of the town. He takes an active interest in educational and religious matters.

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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