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William F. Downer
William Downer
American, 1850 - 1923
Biography: William F. Downer was born in New York on 12 August 1850. He lived most of his life in Hamden, Connecticut, where he owned a farm. He was apparently employed by the United States Coast Survey for a short time when he was a young man. His name appears on a series of maps of the New Haven area. He died in Hamden on 27 November 1923.