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Keeseville in Essex County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Thomas F. Conway

 
 
Thomas F. Conway Marker image. Click for full size.
1. Thomas F. Conway Marker
Inscription.  1859-1945 teacher, lawyer, politician, philanthropist & advocate for farmers and education. NY Lt. Governor 1911-1912. Buried here.
 
Erected 2017 by William G. Pomeroy Foundation. (Marker Number 431.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the William G. Pomeroy Foundation series list.
 
Location. 44° 30.035′ N, 73° 28.81′ W. Marker is in Keeseville, New York, in Essex County. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7 Spring Street, Keeseville NY 12944, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mineral Spring (approx. 0.3 miles away); Keeseville, New York War Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Underground Railroad (approx. 0.4 miles away); Train Depot (approx. 0.6 miles away); Evergreen Cemetery (approx. 0.6 miles away); Rainbow Falls Hydroelectric Plant (approx. 1.9 miles away); How Did They Get Boats Back For The Next Ride?
Thomas F. Conway Gravesite image. Click for full size.
May 21, 2018
2. Thomas F. Conway Gravesite
(approx. 1.9 miles away); The Boats And The Boatmen (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Keeseville.
 
Regarding Thomas F. Conway. From an Irish family and rural origins, Thomas Conway went on to serve as New York State Lieutenant Governor. Esteemed statesman & independent thinker. His selfless work was visionary, benefiting farmers, local students, & charities. A knight commander of the Order of St. Gregory.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 30, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 25, 2019, by Deryn Pomeroy of Syracuse, New York. This page has been viewed 77 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 25, 2019, by Deryn Pomeroy of Syracuse, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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