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The son of an immigrant from French Canada, John Blodgett Bordwell was considered a local entrepreneur and "gentleman" while investing in real estate and engaging in the local quarrying of Medina Sandstone. After his death, his estate was placed into a trust, generating approximately $2,500 to $3,000 annually for local charitable interests.
County of Orleans
Village of Albion, Orleans County, Religion, Fraternal Organizations
Public History | United States History
Ballard, Matthew R., "Albionite's Prolific Life Concluded with Philanthropic Gifts to Those in Need" (2017). Pioneer Record. 31.