Biography of Thomas J. Richmond
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Richmond, Thomas J., was born in Onondaga county February 3, 1824. His father, Jacob Richmond, was a native of New Jersey, moving to Manlius, Onondaga county, where he married Esther Clark, daughter of Christopher Clark. He was a tailor by trade, and for several years he followed this occupation, when he sold out his business and invested his money in a farm, and was engaged in farming up to the time of his death, which occurred in 1842. Ten children were born to him, Thomas J. Richmond, the subject of this sketch, being the third child. Mr. Thomas Richmond was connected with the building of several different railroads, viz.: The Ogdensburg R. R., portions of the Malone, N. Y. Central from Palmyra east, and eight miles west of Batavia. He has built several miles of canal and about forty miles of railroad in Canada, and in company with Nathaniel Green built the aqueduct in Macedon. He is the owner of one hundred and ninety acres of fine land. In politics he is a Republican.

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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