Alvin S. Whitman

Born: 1870, son of George Whitman and (Louisa) Zoa Labounty

Died: April 6, 1941

Married: In 1893, Margaret C. King (1877-1935) a daughter of Philemon King.

Children: Blanche Whitman, George K. Whitman

Chiefly known for: Alvin was Superintendant of Highways for Harrietstown for 30 years.

Malone Gazzette, August 25, 1893


WHITMAN-KING.—In Bloomingdale, N. Y., on Thursday, Aug. 17, 1893, by Rev Father Waters, Allie Whitman, of Harrietstown, N Y , and Miss Maggie King, daughter of Philemon King, of Brighton, N. Y.

Annual report, Voulume 1, by New York (State) Dept. of Agriculture, 1906

Farms for Sale Town of Harrietstown

No. 749—Farm of 214 acres, 2 1/2 miles from Paul Smith Station, Harrietstown postoffice 40 rods. Loamy soil, adapted to general farming. 100 acres meadow. Well eatered and fenced. Large 1 1/2 story house, in good repair. 3 large barns and numerous other outbuildings, all in good condition. Price $8,000. Address A. S. Whitman, Harrietstown.

In 1920 he was still a farmer on Harrietstown Road.

The Adirondack Record, November 11, 1921

Alvin Whitman of Harrietstown has purchased the home of William H. Moore. The sale was made by W. H. Persons.

Plattsburgh Daily Press, April 9, 1941

SARANAC LAKE — Alvin S. Whitman, 70, for 30 years superintendent of highways for the town of Harrietstown, died Sunday at Saranac Lake General hospital after illness of two months. His survivors include a son, Lieut. George K. Whitman, Fort McClellan, Ala., a daughter, Mrs. Frank Pendor, Schroon Lake, and a sister, Mrs. Charles Martin of Saranac Lake.