||Menzo J. Campbell was born
on a farm in this town in 1859, and has since made Franklinville his
home. When thirty years old he moved down to the village, and for
five years was engaged in selling farm implements and fertilizers.
He then spent three years as traveling salesman for the Fort Wayne
Road Machine Co., covering Central New York, and later working in
Indiana. Two years were spent at Crayon Portrait business in Western
New York and Pennsylvania.
In 1903 Mr. Campbell was elected Highway Commissioner, and in 1909
when the money system in Road Making superseded the old-time road-warrant
labor scheme, he was made Town Superintendent, which position he has
Mr. Campbell was for two years Master of Franklinville Lodge No. 626
F. & A. M. He has served as Justice of the Peace, Town Assessor,
and Director of the Franklinville Fair.
From: Franklinville, NY in Pictures and Story, August 1914, Page 125.