Arthur S., son of Charles B. and Maria (Bliven) Vincent, was born at Phelps, Ontario county, New York, December 20, 1862. He attended the public schools of Phelps, and the knowledge thus acquired prepared him for the activities of life. For a number of years he was very successfully engaged as a portrait artist, but at the present time is devoting his entire attention to the growing of fruit, having about two thousand fruit trees of different species, and is deriving there from a goodly income. He was elected a member of the village board of trustees, in which capacity he served three terms. He adheres to the tenets of the Presbyterian church, gives his political allegiance to the Republican party, and holds membership in the Phelps Business Men’s Club, of which he is secretary. having held that office since the club was organized. He is an exempt fireman, having been one of the charter members of the Redfield Hook & Ladder Company of Volunteer Firemen. Mr. Vincent married Mattie A.. daughter of Lyman A. and Eunice (Nearing) Baker, of Knowlesville, Orleans county, New York. Children: Elizabeth, Helen, Marie,, deceased.