Biography of James H. Dexter
Potter County, PA Biographies

JAMES H. DEXTER, farmer and lumberman, P. 0. Oswayo, was born in Oswayo township, Potter Co., Penn., March 3, 1858, the only son of William and Lucy M. (Parker) Dexter, natives of Chenango county, N. Y., who settled in Oswayo township in 1854, where his father for many years was a prominent lumberman, but since 1870 has been engaged in farming. James H. was reared in Oswayo, and Vince attaining his majority has been prominently identified with the lumbering interests of the county, and at the same time has conducted his father's farm. He married in October, 1883, Eloise, daughter of Isaac and Mahala (Casterline) Griffin, of Allegany county, N. Y. Mr. Dexter is a prominent lumberman and citizen of Oswayo. He was, in 1887, elected one of the auditors of Potter county, for a term of three years, and has filled many of the local offices of the township. Politically he is a Republican.

History of the Counties of
McKean, Elk, Cameron and Potter, Pennsylvania
J. H. Beers & Co. Publishers
Chicago, Ill. 1890

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