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Photograph of Lyman Truman.
1879 - An albumen photograph portrait of Owego's more famous wealthy individual of the Nineteenth Century. "Lyman Park Truman was born at Park Settlement [Town of Candor], March 2, 1806. In 1830, he came to Owego and entered Asa H. Truman's store as a clerk. Three years afterward he commenced the mercantile business on his own account. In May, 1836, the firm of L. Truman & Brothers was formed and they conducted a successful lumber and mercantile business for thirty years . In 1856, Mr. Truman became president of the Bank of Owego, and . successor, the First National Bank of Owego . In 1857, . state senator . 24th. district . He died in Owego, March 24, 1881, leaving a large fortune as a result of his active life." Gay. HISTORICAL GAZETTEER OF TIOGA COUNTY, NEW YORK, 1785-1888. Pages 341-342. We believe that this was the same portrait that was exhibited in 1879 Loan Exhibition held at the M. E. Church in Owego. Under Paintings and Engravings # 192 on page 42. In its original frame and mat with a new protective glass. The photographer is not known nor is Lyman's name identified.
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