Biographical Sketch of Burt Baldwin

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Burt Baldwin, cashier of the Ontario National Bank of Clifton Springs, New York, while young in years, has gained an amount and diversity of experience in his business career which is frequently not attained in a life time by others. He is energetic, versatile, and has a remarkable amount of executive ability, which has enabled him to think and act quickly as occasion demanded. His family has been settled in America many generations, his grandfather having been a farmer in the state of Pennsylvania.

Burt, son of Vincent and Mary (Kennedy) Baldwin, was born in Bradford county, Pennsylvania, October 9, 1873. His elementary education was acquired in the public schools of his native township, and he then attended in succession the Mansfield Military School and the Genesee Western Seminary, from which latter institution he was graduated in 1893. In 1905 he came to Clifton Springs, Ontario county, New York, where he was engaged in the coal business and occupied with agricultural matters. Three years later he sold these interests in order to accept the position of cashier of the Ontario National Bank, as above mentioned. He has been prominently identified with the public interests of the community in which the lives, and served as president of the village of Clifton Springs for a term of three years. His fraternal affiliations are with Sincerity Lodge, No. 200, Free and Accepted Masons; Newark Chapter, No. 117, Royal Arch Masons. Mr. Baldwin is a man of a frank and winning manner, quick in arriving at a decision, and modest and unassuming in his demeanor.

Mr. Baldwin married, December 27. 1904. Eunice May. daughter of Truman B. Fox, of Clifton Springs, and they have one son : Truman Vincent.

MLA Source Citation:

Milliken, Charles F. The History of Ontario County, New York, and Its People Lewis Historical Publishing Co., New York. 1911. Web. 27 December 2014. - Last updated on May 17th, 2011


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