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Charles C. Kromer obituary

The Jefferson Courier
April 13, 1911

     Charles C. Kromer died at his home in Schoharie, Wednesday, aged 69 years. he was a soldier in the Civil war, having enlisted Aug. 21, 1861, at the outbreak of the rebellion, and Dec. 31, 1862 was made a lieutenant. When discharged, July 12, 1865, he was ranking captain of Co. G. Third New York cavalry.
     For several years he was editor of the "Schoharie Union." The first water system in Schoharie was instituted by Captain Kromer. He also built Union Block, one of Schoharie's ornamental buildings. He was the pioneer in establishing the first telephone system in Schoharie county.

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