Todd, Luzerne A.
The following data is extracted from Todd Family Genealogy.
Luzerne A. Todd9, (Zerah A.8, Zerah7, Jehiel6, Stephen5, Stephen4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Feb. 3, 1842, married Feb. 28, 1871, Marien Rogers, who was born July 8, 1843.
He was a stock broker nearly all his life until about 1910 when he retired from active business. In 1913, he was living at 236 West Brighton Avenue, Syracuse, N. Y.
2633. Floyd Rogers, b. July 16, 1874, in Richmondville, N. Y., m. June 28, 1900, Mildred Elizabeth, daughter of Warren C. and Harriet E. (Duncan) Brayton. Her parents were both living in Syracuse, N. Y. in 1913. Mr. Todd passed the early years of his life in New York City, the home of his parents. Later they moved to Morrisville Station, N. Y., thence to Norwich, N. Y., and Oneida, N. Y. At the latter place he secured a high school education and then commenced the study of law. In February 1894 the family moved to Syracuse, N. Y., where he continued the study of law, and in October 1896, he was admitted to the bar. He practiced law in Syracuse, N. Y., from October 1896 until October 1902, when he discontinued, and entered the manufacturing field, becoming associated with the Kemp & Burpee Manufacturing Company, of Syracuse, N. Y., in the capacity of Sales Manager. Later, he became Vice-President of that Company and finally had to do with the sale of it's business to Deere & Company, the possession of which was transfered Jan. 1, 1911.
The first of December, 1910, he moved to Moline, Ill., and became Vice-President and General Manager of the Marseilles Company. The following spring he was made a Director of the Deere Company, and a member of it's Executive Committee, being also named as a director in the following subsidiary Companies of Deere & Company:
Deere & Webber Company, Minneapolis, Minn.
John Dere Plow Company, Baltimore, Md.
John Dere Plow Company, Indianapolis, Ind.
John Dere Plow Company, Moline, Ill.
John Dere Plow Company, Portland, Ore.
John Dere Plow Company, San Francisco, Cal.
John Dere Plow Company, Syracuse, N. Y.
John Dere Plow Company, Ltd., Welland, Ontzrio,
Dain Mfg. Company, Ottumwa, Iowa.
Dain Mfg. Company, Ltd., Welland, Ont. Can.
Davenport Wagon Co., Davenport, Iowa.
Syracuse Chilled Plow Co., Syracuse, N. Y.
Union Malleable Iron Co., East Moline, Ill.
Also he is a Director of the City Bank of Syracuse,
2634. Mabel E., b. June 5, 1880. In 1919, she was living in Boston, Mass.
Source: Todd Family Genealogy