OTD Locals attend Governor Morton’s inauguration

#Onthisday in 1895, the Schuylerville Standard reported, “James H. Whaley was in Albany Tuesday, (January 1st) to attend the inauguration of Governor Morton. Mr. Whaley had the honor of receiving a personal invitation to be present.”
 Mr Whaley was from Victory. 
Levi Parsons Morton (16 May 16 1824 – 16 May 1920) was a Representative from New York and the 22nd Vice President of the United States (1889–93). He later served as the 31st Governor of New York. He was from Rhinebeck, NY. A good biography of Morton can be found at http://ift.tt/2hGieqr

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