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Congressman, Senator, Governor, “Soldiers’ Friend” Reuben Fenton Turns 200

One of the most well-known political figures to emerge from our corner of New York State was Reuben E. Fenton, who was born 200 years this July 4 (2019) in the Town of Carroll. To celebrate his 200th birthday, here’s … Continue reading

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Bicentennial Biographies – No. 191 – 195

A collection of bicentennial biographies from Chautauqua County, N.Y. featuring Samuel Hopkins Adams (Dunkirk), Loren and Walter Sessions (Clymer and Panama), Victor Rice (Mayville), Pauline G. Stitt (Frewsburg) and Katherine Bement Davis (Dunkirk). Originally broadcast on local radio stations Oct. … Continue reading

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Walter and Loren Sessions – Bicentennial Biography No. 192

The Sessions family was a successful and celebrated family from Panama. Walter Sessions was born in Brandon, Vermont on Oct. 4, 1820. Seven years later, his brother Loren Sessions was born, on Oct. 12, 1827. In about 1835, their family … Continue reading

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Bicentennial Biographies No. 181 – 185

A collection of bicentennial biographies from Chautauqua County, N.Y. featuring Samuel Carlson (Jamestown), Stan Lundine (Jamestown), Jess J. Present (Jamestown and Bemus Point), Roy Orton (Ripley) and Julian Buesink (Findley Lake). Originally broadcast on local radio stations Sept. 19 – … Continue reading

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Bicentennial Biographies No. 176 – 180

A collection of bicentennial biographies from Chautauqua County, N.Y. featuring Jimmy Clark (Jamestown), Joseph McGinnies (Ripley, Westfield and Dunkirk),  Charles Hamilton (Ripley), Daniel A. Reed (Sheridan) and Don Reinhoudt (Portland and Fredonia). Originally broadcast on local radio stations Sept. 12 … Continue reading

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Bicentennial Biographies No. 141 – 145

A collection of bicentennial biographies from Chautauqua County, N.Y. featuring Jim Roselle (Jamestown), Abner Hazeltine (Jamestown), Alvah Bradish (Fredonia) , Belle Cole (Harmony) and H.B. Halicki (Dunkirk). Originally broadcast on local radio stations July 25 – July 29, 2011. No. … Continue reading

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