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Raymond Geary
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Birth: Aug. 15, 1990
Lisbon
St. Lawrence County
New York, USA
Death: Jun. 18, 1996
Lisbon
St. Lawrence County
New York, USA

Raymond Geary was born Aug. 15, 1906, in the town of Lisbon, son of Rodney and Ella Donaldson Geary. He attended Lisbon School District 9. He married Mildred Kelsey on Aug. 15, 1927, at Lisbon Wesleyan Church. She died Dec. 24, 1993.

After their marriage, the couple purchased an automotive repair garage in Lisbon and operated the business until 1931.

In 1932, they purchased the former Hanna & Henry Garage in Ogdensburg, rebuilt it and named the dealership Ray Geary Chevrolet.

Mr. Geary was a master mechanic and inventor. He also purchased several and developed several farms, including his family farm in Lisbon and the Stratton, Goolden and Stillwell farms.

During Ogdensburg's urban renewal project in the 1970s, Mr. Geary was forced to move his dealership to Route 68, south of Ogdensburg. He retired in 1977.

The building and property were purchased by Howland Pump & Supply Co.

Mr. Geary was a member of Elks Lodge 772 for more than 50 years and a member of Lodge 705 of the Free and Accepted Masons.

For many years he was a director of the Ogdensburg Savings & Loan Association.
 
 
Burial:
Foxwood Memorial Park
Ogdensburg
St. Lawrence County
New York, USA
 
Created by: Anne Cady
Record added: Nov 15, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31423367
Raymond Geary
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