Biography of George G. Roe
Wayne County, NY Biographies





Roe, George G., was born in Rose July 25, 1847, a son of John B. Roe, a prominent farmer and a member of the M. E. Church of Clyde. The latter died in 1885, aged sixty six years. George B. laid the foundation of his education in the common schools, the Falley Seminary at Fulton, and is pre eminently a self made man. After traveling on the road for seven years Mr. Roe came to Clyde in 1874, where he established his present business, that of harness manufacturer and dealer in wagons, buggies, bicycles, etc., carrying the iargeat and best stock in Wayne county. In 1885-86 our subject was elected supervisor, has been notary public for ten years, and in May, 1890, was appointed by President Harrison to the office of postmaster of the town of Clyde, taking possession in the spring of 1891. At the age of thirty seven he married Frances J. Wood, daughter of Hudson R. Wood, of Rose, and they have one daughter, Edith J. Mr. Roe is one of the conservative men of his town, thoroughly alive to all things that will advance its best interests, and taking a prominent part in its political and educational affairs.

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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