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Hon J D Gillett


Posted By: County Coordiantor
Date: 11/19/2006 at 14:39:12

Hon J D Gillett, banker, Ogden, among the younger men who have, during the past few years, taken a somewhat prominent part in the business and political interests of Boone county, may be mentioned the subject of this sketch, who was born in Wyoming county, New York, on July 28, 1848, his early life was passed like a majority of the sons of well-to- do farmers, by first attending common schools, this he supplemented by two years collegiate study, in 1871 he came to this county and was the first to engage in banking in the town, and in which he has been eminently successful, in his business transactions he is peculiarly clear and transparent, and has the unlimited confidence of every one with whom he has an intercourse, he has always shown a worthy public-spiritedness and has heartily sympathized with all local improvements and enterprises, he has marked social powers, which have gained the love and esteem of his friends and acquaintances, in 1879 he was selected by his fellow-citizens to represent the county in the senate of the state legislature, and thus far his private life and public record are alike untarnished, he was married to Miss Lucina A Clark on March 16, 1871, she was also born in Wyoming county, New York, they have one son: Arthur

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