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Friday, July 17, 2009

Brief Biography of William B. Randall of Pelham Manor Published in 1900

William B. Randall was a noted resident of Pelham Manor in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.  He had a house that stood between today's Beech Tree Lane and Park Lane near the Village border with Pelham Bay Park.  The house no longer stands. 

Below is a brief biography of Randall published in 1900.  The text is followed by a citation to its source.

"RANDALL, WILLIAM B. -- Banker, 66 Broadway, New York City; residence Pelham Manor.  Born in South Lee Berkshire Co., Mass., Oct. 2, 1859.  Educated at Prospect School, Bridgeport, Conn. (Married.)  Trust officer Knickerbocker Trust Co.  Treasurer Southern States Lumber Co.; treasurer and director Gorham Coal Co.; secretary and director Laguna Valley Co., and Hampton Roads Hotel Co.; secretary Ashtabula Water Co.; director Suburban Land Improvement Co.; trustee village of Pelham Manor.  Member National Arts Club."

Source:  Biographical Directory of the State of New York 1900, p. 391 (NY, NY:  Biographical Directory Co. 1900).

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