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Biography of Almiron E. Leet

Almiron E. Leet has been well known in business circles in Lyon County for more than a quarter of a century. He was formerly a resident of Bushong, and then became proprietor of the principal hardware and implement house at Americus, and occupied the honorable position of mayor of that little city. He is a New York State man and his ancestors came from England to Connecticut in colonial times. He was born at Meredith, Delaware County, New York, November 17, 1855, a son of William Edward and Hulda (Fox) Leet. His father was born at Meredith in 1815 and died there in 1862, while his mother was born in Meredith in 1819 and her death occurred at the old home in 1903. His father was a merchant at Meredith for many years. In politics he was a democrat and he and his wife are members of the Presbyterian Church. There were four children: Onslow, died at the age of seven, and Roselia died at seventeen. The two now living are Amasa Fox and Almiron E., the former associated with his brother at Americus. Mr. Leet was sent to the public schools in Meredith until he was seventeen years of age. After that he took up farming and that was his vocation in New York for six years. Following that came five years of experience in merchandising at Margretville, New York, and with this varied experience and equipment he came out to Kansas in 1888 and locating at Bushong in Lyon County opened a stock of hardware. For twenty-two years he was the leading hardware merchant of that town,...

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Aden Todd6, (Edmond5, Christopher4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1). He married Lydia Tolles of Plymouth, Conn. Removed first to Meredith, Delaware County, N. Y., thence to Sullivan County. Children: 736. Chloe. 737. Sally. 738. Lydia. 739. Titus. 740. Eliada. *741. Edmund. *742. Erastus, b....

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