Biography of A. F. Dodge
Potter County, PA Biographies

A. F. DODGE, lumberman, merchant and farmer, P. 0. Elmer, was born in New York State, December 3, 1834, a son of Israel and Sally (White) Dodge, who settled in Harrison township in 1842. He was reared in that township from the age of seven years. In 1857 he settled on the farm he now occupies, a part of which he cleared, and made most of the improvements in buildings. Since attaining his majority he has been engaged in lumbering, and is prominently identified with the lumber interests of Potter county, being junior member of the firm of Manning & Dodge, general merchants, at Elmer. Mr. Dodge married, in 1859, Louisa, daughter of Sylvanus and Sally (White) Moore, of Oxford, Chenango Co., N. Y., and they have one daughter, Hattie. Mr. Dodge is a representative and leading citizen of Harrison township. He has held the office of supervisor twenty years, and is now serving his third term as school director. Politically he is a Republican, and has been postmaster at Elmer since 1880.


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


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