Leicester 'Lester' Delos Pitcher



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Leicester (later spelled Lester) Delos Pitcher
b. 28 July 1839 in Martinsburg, Lewis Co., New York
Married Harriet A. Graves on 14 June 1857 in Martinsburg, Lewis Co., New York
Moved to Pitcherville/Stockton in 1863/1864 with Harriet and first son, Richard Everett.
Built first store in Pitcherville and engaged in the mercantile business.
Was appointed postmaster of Pitcherville during Lincolnís administration.

Picture contributed by Wendy Fjelstad