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Title: Portrait and biographical record of Orange county, New York, Containing portraits and biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens of the county. Together with biographies and portraits of all the presidents of the United States
Year: 1895 (1890s)
Authors: Chapman publishing company, New York, Chicago, pub. [from old catalog]
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Publisher: New York, Chicago : Chapman publishing co.
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
Digitizing Sponsor: Sloan Foundation

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, Mr. Lewis wentto Sullivan Countj-, where he remained until1866, and then came to Port Jervis, but remainedthere only a short time, going thence to NewYork City, where he worked under instructionas a mason for three years. He then engagedin contracting atid building in New York City,where he remained until 1875, and then returnedto Port Jervis, where he contracted as a masonand builder until 1885. Since that time he hasmade his home in Middletown, where he haserected scores of buildings, among which is theOpera House. In addition to contracting andbuilding, he has engaged to some extent in buy-ing and selling real estate. He is one of theoriginators of the Cosmopolitan Theatre Com-pany, of which he was a Director, but has sincesold out. While a resident of Port Jervis, Mr. Lewismarried Miss Kate Stearns, a native of thatplace, and a daughter of Josiah Stearns, a farmer,who has resided at Port Jervis fifty-two years.Four children have been born unto them: Lena,Eva, Stella and Roberta.

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DWIGHT W. BERRY. PORTRAIT AND BIOGRAPHICAL RECORD. 1.+I5 FratemaDr Mr. Lewis is a membo- of the In-dependent Order of Odd Fellows, of the Knightsof Pj-thias. and is a charter member of Capt.William A. Jackson Post. G. A. R. He alsoserved five years in the Excelsior Hook andLadder Company of Middletown. All work en-trusted to him is completed with the utmost care.As a citizen he is enterjHiaug and progressive.and is willing to do all in his power in buildingap and maintaining the lepntaticMi of his ado{>tedcit>-. er- mm^ 0 WIGHT W. BERRY. The first creamer>established in Middletown was started inApril. 1S92. by Mr. Berry, whose thoroughfaniliaxity with ever- detail of the business en-JLcled him to manage this enterprise successfully.The boildiag is situated on Cottage Street, nearWickham Avenue, and the plant has a capacityoi four thousand quarts per day. transportationbeing rendered easy through a switch of the NewYork. Ontario. &. Western Railroad. In additionto this co

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