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Bicentennial Biographies No. 196 – 200

A collection of bicentennial biographies from Chautauqua County, N.Y. featuring Horace Greeley (Clymer), George W. Patterson (Westfield), Richard T. Ely (Ripley), Aaron Hall (Charlotte, Westfield and Jamestown) and Obed Edson (Sinclairville). Originally broadcast on local radio stations Oct. 10 – … Continue reading

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Richard T. Ely – Bicentennial Biography No. 198

Richard Theodore Ely was born April 13, 1854, in Ripley, the eldest of three children of Ezra Sterling Ely and the former Harriet Gardner Mason. He received his early education in the public schools of Ripley and later attended the … Continue reading

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