Niagara County

1897 Biography - Thomas B. Lovell

Lovell, Prof. Thomas B., was born at Brooklyn, N. Y., November 12, 1838, and is a son of Robert Lovell who was a baker of that city. He attended the public schools at Rochester, whence his parents had removed in 1843; in 1852 his parents removed to Nunda, where three years later he entered the Nunda Academy and was graduated from there in 1857. The following fall he entered the Rochester (N. Y.) University, where he completed the classical course, graduating in 1862; and had conferred upon him the degree of A. B. and three years later the degree of A. M. by the Rochester University. In 1863 he was appointed principal of the Penfield (N. Y.) Seminary, where he remained for one year, when he went to the Marion Collegiate Institute. at Marion, N. Y., in the same capacity (principal), holding that position till 1870, when he was appointed principal of the Attica (N. Y.) Union School, remaining there until, on August 1, 1892, he received his appointment as principal of the Cleveland Avenue High School, at Niagara Falls, which position he now holds. In 1891 he was chosen president of the Principals' Association of New York State. April 14, 1864, he married Ada V. Hammond, and they have one son.

Contributed 2017 by Lisa Slaski from Landmarks of Niagara County, New York, by William Pool, D. Mason & Co., Syracuse, NY, 1897

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