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Sunday, December 11, 2005

Fred H.Young 1912-1949

Fred Young 1912-1949
Originally uploaded by Sally Ann.
Kitty sent this photo of Fred H. Young, Elroy and Joe's father. He was also Town Supervisor years ago. I'll be posting the list of Lindley Supervisors as soon as Kitty gets it to me. Kitty's goal is to get photos of past Supervisors to hang in the Town Hall. Please contact Kitty if you have a photo of a past Supervisor whose photo isn't already displayed at the Town Hall. Kitty's trying to get as many photos as she can.


Anonymous Kitty -Historian said...

Hi Sally-Correction as to Fred Young dates. According to Fairview Cemetery records
Fred Young was b. 1885 d. 1956 making him 71 years old.
According to Lindley History, he served as Lindley Supervisor from 1940 to 1953. The photo was copied for his Granddaughter Ann Kirk from a picture of the Steuben County Board of Superviors, taken on Dec. 19,1949 when Fred was a member .Thus photo was dated 12/19/1949. At that time, the County Board of Supervisors was composed of Supervisors from all 32 towns. I don't recall the year that they changed the number of Supervisors to represent districts composed of 4 or 5 towns. This is why Bob Nichols represents our town on the County Board of Legislators now instead of our own Town Supervisor. Should know the exact number of Legislators now, but it escapes me at the moment. Supposedly, it was to make their operation more efficient. ??
As Sally mentioned, we would like to get as many of the former supervisors photos as possible. Unless there is an existing portrait, it is probably impossible to get those who served before the Civil War and before the days of early cameras-but you never know. I will be making a copy of the former supervisors for Sally from the list compiled by Brenda Criss for the Lindley History published in 1990.
Should be interesting to see how many we do receive.
Kitty Pierce Historian 523-8851

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