James R. Pomeroy


Died aged c. 77

James R. Pomeroy, born in 1872, came to Florida in 1900 from Croswell, Michigan. He taught school and was principal of Fort Pierce and Stuart schools between 1900 and 1925. In 1910 he became a member and later served a term as Superintendent of the Palm Beach County School Board, while continuing to teach and serve as principal in Stuart. He managed the East Coast Lumber Company in Stuart and in 1914 was one of the charter members for the incorporation of the town, after which he served as president of the Town Council. During these years Pomeroy bought land, and planted and sold pineapples, under the name of the Silk Oak Pinery. In 1918 he was appointed Postmaster of the Stuart Post Office. When Martin County was created in 1925, he was appointed Clerk of the Circuit Court and remained in the position until his death in 1949.


Commemorated on 1 plaque

James R. Pomeroy

James R. Pomeroy [full inscription unknown]

Martin County Cultural Arts Center, East Ocean Boulevard, Stuart, FL, United States where they was