Luther Barnard Fingar - Fingar Family History
compiled by Ruth Gloor Fingar
Found him on the 1905 Germantown, Columbia, New York state census (E.D.01 img 4) as Luther B. Fingar
Found him on the 1910 Germantown, Columbia, New York census (dist 12 img 9) age 9.
Found him on the 1920 Germantown, Columbia, New York census (dist 17 img 3) age 19, living at home.
Found him on the 1930 Germantown, Columbia, New York census as (dist 15 img 21) Luther B. Fingar
, age 29, farmer, fruit farm.
WWII Draft Registration
Luther B. Fingar, 55, widely known Germantown insurance man, was fatally stricken with a heart attack Wednesday afternoon while playing golf at the Columbia County Golf and Country Club, Claverack. Coroner Fred Z. Palmer of New Lebanon, gave a verdict of natural causes. Mr. Fingar was playing in a foursome including William Abrams, Sr., Chatham, Bernard Chester, Chatham and Lester Anderson, Claverack, when he collapsed on the fairway.
A native of Germantown, he was the son of Peter and Augusta Lasher Fingar. He was a lifelong resident of Germantown where he was most active in civic affairs. Mr. Fingar was a past president of the Germantown Lions Club, a trustee of the Dutch Reformed Church, Germantown a charter member of the Germantown fire company and for 13 years was president of the Germantown Central School Board. He also listed the Odd Fellows, Widow's Son Lodge, F&AM, Livingston, and the Columbia Co. Gulf and Country Club among his memberships.
He had been associated for 25 years with the N. Y. Life Insurance Company and was a member of the company's Top Club.
He is survived by his wife Lorinda two sons, Peter, and David, a student at the U. of Rochester three brothers, Lyle T., Willis E., of Germantown, and Elmer S., of Chappaqua two sister, Mrs. Margaret Snyder and Althea Sipperly, Germantown, as well as three grandchildren. The Chatham Courier December 13, 1956