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Biographical Sketch of Thomas R. Greene

Biographical Sketch of Thomas R. Greene
Thomas R. Greene

Thomas R. Greene

Thomas R. Greene was born at Berlin, Rensselaer Co., N. Y., Jan. 12, 1801. At the age of twelve he was left an orphan, and from that time forward had his own way to make in the world. His principal occupation through life was that of a farmer. In 1822 he married Polly Whitford, whom he survived many years. He was a second time married, Dec. 27, 1858, to Mrs. Delia O. Wright, who survives him, and who has caused to be inserted in our work a portrait of Mr. Greene and an illustration of his last earthly home. He died May 6, 1873, universally respected and esteemed as an upright and honorable man, a good, practical business man, and a worthy citizen. He was several times elected to offices both in the town of Rodman, whither he removed in 1835, and in Adams, where he made his home in 1865. He was a brother of Joseph L. Greene, of Adams village.

Source:  Durant, Samuel W. and Henry B. Peirce. History of Jefferson County, New York, With Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Some of its Prominent Men and Pioneers. Philadelphia: L.H. Everts & Co., 1878. p 266.

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