Lewis G. Graeves.  Saranac Lake and the Olympics, Currier Press, 1932Born: c. 1891

Died: June 28, 1974



Lewis G. Graeves owned the National Bakery at 55 1/2 Broadway in 1923.  He was president of the Saranac Lake Sports association in 1929.  He served as Supervisor of the town of Harrietstown in 1935.  He also served as the president of the Saranac Lake Chamber of Commerce.  He served on the board of directors of the Third Olympic Winter Games Committee.

 Adirondack Daily Enterprise, July 1, 1974

Lewis G. Graeves

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Lewis Granville Graeves, 83, died suddenly on June 28 at his home in Washington, D.C.

He is survived, by one daughter, Mrs. Donald Weber of Washington, and two grandchildren.

Mr. Graeves had been the owner of the Carnation Bakery in Saranac Lake, N.Y. and resided with his family at their home in Glenwood Estates for many years. Mr. Graeves took an active part in Saranac Lake affairs, serving as village affairs, serving as village trustee and chairman of various charitable and fraternal projects. He was a member and chairman of the board of trustees of the United Methodist Church.

Friends wishing to remember Mr. Graeves are requested to send memorial gifts to the Kiwanis Childrens Hospital, 12 17th St., N.W., Washington, DC.


Adirondack Daily Enterprise, January 21, 1952

25 Years ago today

Lewis G. Graeves, then proprietor of Graeves Bakery, in this village, was elected first vice-president of the New York State Bakers Association at their annual meeting held at the Lake Placid Club.


Fort Covington Sun, January 9, 1936


Hyman Weiner was elected supervisor of Harrietstown by the town board New Year's Day when Lewis G. Graeves, supervisor-elect, declined the office. Mr. Graeves received a position as manager of a large bakery in Washington shortly after he was elected supervisor of Harrietstown last fall.