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]
Publisher: New York, Chicago : Chapman publishing co.
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
Digitizing Sponsor: Sloan Foundation
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nementand intelligence. By her union with our subject,three children were born: Frankie, Eleanora andAda Lynda. Since coming to Middletown Mr. Boak hasbeen an active business man. He owns seven-teen acres inside the city limits, has laid out sev-eral additions to the city, and handles the prop-erty of others who have made additions to thecity plat. Experience in the real estate businessfor over twenty-three years has made Mr. Boakan authority on Orange County real estate, andhis appreciation of present and prospective valuesof property is reliability itself He makes a spe-cialty of handling Middletown residences, citylots, business and investment properties, hotels,and Orange County farms, and has sold more ofthe latter than any other firm in the county, Mr. Boak was one of the originators of theBoard of Trade, and was one of its first Trustees.In the re-organization of the Board about fiveyears ago, he was elected President, and has sinceheld the office. Twice he was elected Alderman
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REV. PHILIP E. AHERN. PORTRAIT AND BIOGRAPHICAL RECORD. 1331 from the Second Ward, and is a member andPresiding Officer of the Board of Water Commis-sioners of the city, being made a Commissionerat the time of the completion of the last reservoir.Socially Mr. Boak is a charter member of theKnights of Honor of Middletown, and religiouslyis a member of the Second Presbyterian Church,taking an active interest in the affairs of that body.For seven years he was a member of the ExcelsiorHook and Ladder Company, and is now an hon-orary member. In politics he is a Democrat, andhas been Chairman of the City Central Commit-tee. Few men in Orange County are better knownand none more highly esteemed, and the successwhich has attended him he richlv deserves. REV. PHILIP E. AHERN, pastor of St.Thomas Roman Catholic Church at Corn-wall on the Hudson, has had charge of thiscongregation for the past two years. In it thereare about eighty families represented, over whomhe is a faithful shepherd, and, b
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