Biography of C. O. Peterson
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Peterson, C. O., was born at Auburn, N. Y., July 29, 1854. At fifteen years of age he was by an accident deprived of his right arm, in spite of which serious handicap he acquired an academic education, and was for several years a successful teacher. In the meantime he studied law with Hon J. B. Decker and in 1882 was admitted to the bar, beginning practice at once at Red Creek, where he is highly esteemed as a gentleman and scholar. When but twenty one years of age he was Justice of the Peace, and has been associate justice of the Court of Sessions with Judge Collins. In 1886 he married and has two sons, Ray Ames, born November 3, 1888, and Carleton O., born July 12, 1894.

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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