Biography of John T. Andrews
Yates County, NY Biographies





Andrews, John T., a son of Ichabod and Lola T. Andrews, is a native of Greene County, N. Y., born May 29, 1803. He was reared on a farm, received a business education in the common schools of the old town of Reading. In 1828 he engaged in the mercantile business, at Reading, continuing until 1832, when he was elected sheriff of this county in which capacity he served three years. In 1835 he was elected a member of Congress, serving one term with distinction and honor. At the close of his Congressional term he again turned his attention to the mercantile business, forming a partnership with Martin & Vosburg at Dundee. They carried on a successful business for several years. Mr. Andrews married in Steuben County, Miss Ann Eliza Andrews, daughter of Amherst Andrews, in 1831. One daughter was born to this union, who died in infancy. Mrs. Andrews died in 1877. Mr. Andrews is one of Dundee's most prominent and enterprising citizens.

From:
History of Yates County, N. Y.
with illustrations and biographical sketches
of some of its prominent men and pioneers.
Edited by: Lewis Cass Aldrich
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1892


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