Biography of Theodore Bogart
Yates County, NY Biographies





Bogart, Theodore, was born in the town of Milo, October 5, 1828. He was the youngest of the seven children of Cornelius and Phebe (Cornwell) Bogart. His early education was acquired in the common schools of the town. His first business venture was the manufacture of fanning mills in Penn Yan, Bath and Perry, New York State. Afterwards he did a large business in company with Adam Oliver, of Ingersoll, Canada, in the manufacture and sale of these celebrated mills. He also sold the famous Seth Thomas Clocks in Canada. In his business enterprises Mr. Bogart has been fairly successful, and has acquired a comfortable competency. He married Mary A., daughter of Daniel Brennan, in 1863, and they had two children, Josephine and Ltuise, both of whom are living. Mrs. Bogart died in 1874. Theodore Bogart has been for years a prominent figure in Yates County politics, and is recognized as one of the stalwart Republican leaders in the county seat. In 1858 Mr. Bogart was elected collector of the town of Milo and was supervisor of the same town four terms, as will be seen by reference to the succession in the history of Yates County, published by honorable S. C. Cleveland. In the fall of 1873 he was elected sheriff of Yates County and served one full term of three years. Mr. Bogart is recognized as a man of the strictest integrity, a true friend careful in all his business relations, and is Bustly esteemed by his fellow 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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