WILLIAM A. DUSENBURY. merchant and lumber manufacturer, of the firm of Dusenbury & Wheeler, Newtown Mills,
was born in Cattaraugus county, N. Y., September 17, 1838, a son of Henry and Caroline (Butler) Dusenbury, of Delaware
county, N. Y. He was reared in his native county, was educated in the township schools, and has always followed
the lumber business. October 4, 1867, he came to Forest county, and located at Newtown Mills, where he has since
resided. He manufactures an average of 3,000,000 feet of lumber per year; also conducts a tannery and mill at West
Hickory. In 1878 he married Miss Helen Truesdale, daughter of Hiram Truesdale, a native of Warren county, N. Y.
(now deceased), and Helen (Cameron) Truesdale, and they have two children: William A. and Edgar Triiesdale. Mr.
Dusenbury is identified with the Republican party, and has held the office of justice of the peace and other township
offices. He has been postmaster at Newtown Mills since 1868. He is a member of the Presbyterian Church.
History of the Counties of
McKean, Elk and Forest,
With Biographical Selections.
J. H. Beers & Co., Publishers
Forest County, PA Biographies
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