Did You Know?
I was born in Rensselaer and lived there until I was thirteen, when my father, fifty-seven, retired, sold his newspaper, and became a fruit-grower in beautiful Rogue River Valley in Oregon. But frost, hail, wind, blight, San Jose scale, codling moth (all terms of horror to me to this day) and the tantrums of the market brought the sheriff on to our front porch. He did not actually get inside, but...
He married Agnes Sharp Flythe in 1920. They had two children, Edison and Nancy.