Born: c. 1886

Died: December 9, 1963

Fred C. Conrad served as Mayor and Postmaster of Saranac Lake, chief of the Saranac Lake Fire Department and president of the Saranac Lake General Hospital Board.


Adirondack Daily Enterprise, December 9, 1963

FRED CONRAD IS DEAD AT 77

Fred C. Conrad, 77, former mayor of Saranac Lake and supervisor of the Town of Harrietstown, died yesterday at Saranac Lake General Hospital where he had been a patient since Nov. 17. His home was at 4 Park Place.

Mr. Conrad was born in Hartford, Conn., son of John and Susan Hoag Conrad. He came to Saranac Lake as a child and attended schools here. He was a plumber and worked for the firm of Tousley, Walton and Tousley and later was a partner in the Davison and Miller firm.

Mr. Conrad also was postmaster of Saranac Lake, chief of the Saranac Lake Fire Department and president of the Saranac Lake General Hospital Board. Before retiring two years ago, he served for 18 years as treasurer of Franklin County.

He was a 32nd degree Mason and a member of Saranac Lake Elks Lodge 1508.

An Elks Service will be held at 8 o'clock this evening at the Fortune Funeral Home and a Masonic Service at 8:30. A funeral service will be held at the funeral home at 2 p.m. Tuesday with the pastor of the Saranac Lake Methodist Church, the Rev. Dr. Lionel R. Driscoll officiating. Burial will be in St. John's In the Wilderness Cemetery at Paul Smith's.

A cousin, Miss Jean Conklin, of Saranac Lake, survives.

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