George Hitchcock
Contributed by Annette Campbell

George Hitchcock was born in Morris, OTSEGO county, in 1822. He was educated in the 
common schools of his native county, and in 1854 came to Bath (Steuben county,
NY-AC), where he was engaged in the hardware trade. In 1859 he came to Corning
and engaged in the merchantile business, which he followed for eleven years. He
was president of the village in 1869, and has held the office of justice of the
peace since 1872, and was police justice from 1872 until the adoption of the
city charter, and has been connected with the Board of Education as trustee and
secretary of the board from 1868 to the present time. From "Landmarks of Steuben County" by Hon. Harlo Hakes, 1896
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