BATH, N.Y. (WENY) - Former Steuben County legislator Fred Lewis, who represented the town of Howard passed away at the age of 91.

Lewis, formerly an Erie railroad employee and local businessman, served as a member of the Board of Supervisors for 16 years, serving as Chairman for four years.

He was then elected County Clerk, serving 11 years before retiring at the end of 1995.

A memorial service will be held September 24th and the county Legislature is expected to observe a moment of silence and to issue a memoriam noting his many accomplishments and contributions Monday, September 27th.