Proctor, Thomas Redfield
Age: 0, credited to Proctor, VTVITALS
Birth: 05/25/1844, Proctor, VTADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None noted.DESCENDANTS
Forest Hill Cemetery, Utica, NY
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Thomas Redfield Proctor, business man, born in Proctorsville, Vermont, May 25, 1844, son of Moody Sticknev and first wife, Betsey Nancy (Redfield) Proctor. Married April 9, 1891, Maria Watson Williams, the daughter of the late James Watson Williams and Helen Elizabeth (Munson) Williams of Utica, N. Y.
Thomas Redfield Proctor was educated in the grammar school and English High school of Boston, Mass. and in 1862, at the age of eighteen, he entered the navy, serving in Virginia waters as Paymaster's clerk for nearly two years, when he was made Admiral's secretary of the Pacific squadron under Rear-Admiral George F. Pearson. He received the thanks of the Secretary of the Navy, Dec. 13, 1864, for meritorious conduct in assisting to capture Lieut. Hogg and other Confederates on board the steamer San Salvador. Resigning from the navy at the close of the war, he settled in Utica, N. Y., and purchased Bagg's Hotel, of which he was proprietor for twenty-one years. In 1875 he purchased the Spring House. with baths and springs, at Richfield Springs, N. Y., which he conducted until it was destroyed by fire, July 25, 1897. He is now (1897) President of Second National Bank, Utica, N. Y.William Lawrence Proctor and Dolly Pauline Howard Proctor,
, (Republican & Journal Print, Ogdensburg, NY, 1898), pp. 191-194 (extracts).