Leo Tobey

Mr. Leo Tobey b. 1895-1975


Village of Malone Civic Politician


Tape 1

Side 1 


Growing up in Malone; losing his parents and being taken in by an Aunt; home furnishings ca. 1900;attending various schools in Malone NY in the early 20the Century; Going to work at 16 in the retail business; discusses what they did on various holidays during the year, Christmas etc.; The Franklin County Fair; Aunt was a dressmaker; childhood.



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Side 2


More about growing up; becoming involved in politics, as Malone Town Clerk, Malone Town Supervisor and as a County Welfare Commissioner; local politics in Malone NY; His various roles and responsibilities; discussion of his home on S. William Street in Malone.



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