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Bicentennial Biographies No. 146 – 150

A collection of bicentennial biographies from Chautauqua County, N.Y. featuring Lucille Ball (Jamestown), Frank Michael O’Brien (Dunkirk), Joseph Damon (Fredonia) , Jack Cox (Gerry) and John Walton Spencer (Westfield). Originally broadcast on local radio stations Aug. 1 – Aug. 5, … 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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Bicentennial Biographies No. 96 – 100

A collection of bicentennial biographies from Chautauqua County, N.Y. featuring George Hubbard (Panama), Brad Anderson (Portland and Brocton), James Townsend (Jamestown, Chautauqua, Lakewood and Bemus Point), Douglas Houghton (Fredona) and Abner Allen (Jamestown). Originally broadcast on local radio stations May 23 – May 27, 2011. Continue reading

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Judge Jacob Houghton – Bicentennial Biography No. 17

Judge Jacob Houghton was born in Bolton, Mass in 1777. His father, Simon Houghton, was for many years a member of the Massachusetts Legislature. As a young man, Jacob went to Vermont, taught school, was clerk in a store, and then removed with his employer to Troy, New York. There he studied law for three years Continue reading

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