Monday, February 3, 2014
Sworn in in ’48, Owen M. Begley vowed to be worthy of the people’s confidence
Democratic mayor led Schenectady for four years
Capital Region Scrapbook
By Jeff Wilkin
Owen M. Begley was honored to become mayor of Schenectady. “But with that honor comes many responsibilities,” Begley said, after taking the oath of office on Jan. 1, 1948. “I hope that in the performance of the duties of that office I will prove worthy of the confidence that you people of Schenectady have placed in me.”...