Pool, W. T., was born on the old Pool homestead in Lewiston, Niagara county, Februry 19, 1854, and has always resided on the old place. He is known as a successful farmer and public man. He has been justice of the peace three terms, serving from 1884 to 1895, and was elected supervisor in 1891, since which date he has been continuously re-elected, his present term running into 1898, and is now chairman of the Board of Supervisors. He has served on town and county committees, and was employed in the Constitutional Convention of 1894. He is also a member of the A. O. U. W. and of the Masonic Lodge No. 551, Ransomville. In 1878 Mr. Pool married Hetty Bradlee, who died April 15, 1896, leaving two daughters, L. Evelyn and Ada E. Mr. Pool has always looked closely after the interests of this town in a public way and stands high with the best men of the county.
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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