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Leander W Fiske
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Birth: Sep. 30, 1835
Oneida County
New York, USA
Death: Apr. 12, 1901
Oneida County
New York, USA

Prominent Veteran and Lawyer who was buried Monday.

One of the best-known men of Oneida county.

The late Leander W. Fiske was one of the best known veterans of Oneida county and one of the men who have helped to keep Boonville one of the formost villages of central New York. He was a native of that place and was born September 30, 1835. Educated in the district school, Willard's private school, a Massachusetts school and Fairfield Academy. He went west, did surveying for a time and then came back to Boonvill and studied law. Being admitted to the bar in 1860. He was enlisted in the One Hundred and Forty-Sixth Regiment, but deafness compelled him to leave the army after three months. He was a member of Assembly when Roscoe Conkling was first elected United States Senator. Originally a Republican, he became a pro-hibitionist and ran on that ticket for Congress and district attorney. Of late years acted as custodian of the Erwin Library. He was prominent in G. A. R. circles and helped establish the Soldiers' Home at Bath. He organized Wheelock Post, of Boonville, and was judge advocate of New York State department three terms. He was a member of the Masonic fraternity and the Odd Fellows. He leaves, besides his widow, several brothers and sisters. The funeral was held from the Presbyterian Church, Boonville, Monday, Rev. T. F. Jessup offciating. Large delegations of G. A. R. mem from surrounding towns were present. The bearers were P.B. Ward, J.P. Babcock, Ole Ward, G.C. Ward, D.D. Fiske and J.A. Fiske.

Family links: 
  John Manchester Fisk (1807 - 1885)
  Anna Eliza Burgess Fisk (1812 - 1851)
  Margaret M Ward Fiske (1837 - 1918)*
  Leander W Fiske (1835 - 1901)
  Janette Julia Fiske Smith (1837 - 1909)*
  Charles John Fisk (1840 - 1845)*
  John C. Fisk (1844 - 1845)*
  Edgar L. Fiske (1848 - 1930)*
  Edith Fiske Pierce (1848 - 1891)*
  Eugene Wallace Fiske (1851 - 1920)*
  Eliza Allen Fisk (1858 - 1859)**
  Jerry A. Fiske (1861 - 1928)**
*Calculated relationship
Boonville Cemetery
Oneida County
New York, USA
Created by: Jerry Clark
Record added: Apr 13, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 68325813
Leander W Fiske
Added by: Jerry Clark
Leander W Fiske
Added by: Linda Seymour Glover
Leander W Fiske
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Rest in heavenly peace, Leander.
- Lois Maxey Storm
 Added: Aug. 5, 2013
- Linda Seymour Glover
 Added: May. 1, 2011

- Jerry Clark
 Added: Apr. 13, 2011

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