Schenectady County GOP, Jim Buhrmaster dies at 73

July 16, 2019 10:10 PM

At one time, Jim Buhrmaster of Glenville was the only Republican on the Schenectady County legislature. In recent years, he was one of only two. 

Jim Buhrmaster died Tuesday morning at the age of 73 after a long illness. 

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He announced February that he wouldn't run for re-election for the fall so he could concentrate on his health and spend more time with his family and grandchildren. 


Muneib Chater

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