Biographical Sketch of George S. Galusha

(III) George S., son of Clark and Eunice (Burnette) Galusha, was born in Italy, Yates county, New York, July 14, 1859. He went to reside in Phelps in the autumn of 1864, and completed his education at the union school in that town. He acquired a good knowledge of farming at the homestead and with the exception of short intervals devoted to other pursuits, has made that calling his chief occupation in life. About the year 1884 he went to Kansas, where he engaged in sheep-raising, and having accumulated a flock of seventeen hundred sheep he sold them to good advantage and returned to the homestead. From 1893 to 1898 he was engaged in the shoe trade in Naples, New York, and selling his business in the latter year, he has ever since devoted his energies to the cultivation of his farm in Phelps. He was elected road commissioner in 1905, was reelected in 1907, and at the present time is serving as town committeeman. He is a charter member of Naples Lodge, Independent Order of Odd Fellows, organized in 1894, and also affiliates with WideAwake Grange, Patrons of Husbandry. He has in various ways demonstrated his business ability and progressive tendencies, and is ever ready to aid in promoting the general interests of the town.

Mr. Galusha married, September 26, 1877, Mary Isabelle, daughter of Jesse and Cynthia A. Thatcher. They have one daughter, Georgia Gladys, born July 3, 1901.

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