DRAKE, A. 0., was born in Newfield, June 21, 1846. Joshua DRAKE, his grandfather, was a native of Connecticut. William DRAKE, father of our subject, was a native of New York State; Prudy, his wife, also being a native of New York State. The father of our subject was a prosperous farmer. A. 0. was educated in the Newfield schools. His business through life has been farming, never aspiring to any political office. He married, in 1866, Alice DRAKE, of Catherine, N. Y., and they have one child, now at home. Our subject is a member of the Grange and Newfield Lodge.
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