Niagara County

1897 Biography - Lewis A. Boore

Boore, Lewis A., was born at Buffalo, N. Y., January 13, 1862, and is a son of Lewis Boore, who is superintendent of the Buffalo Gas Light Company. Mr. Boore was educated at St. Joseph's College, in Buffalo, and at the age of sixteen entered the office of his father, where he studied thoroughly all departments of the manufacture of gas. In 1881 he became ticket agent of the Buffalo, New York and Philadelphia Railroad Company at Rochester, and remained in that position for two years, when, on October 1, 1883. he was made superintendent of the Niagara Falls Gas Light Company and was elected secretary of that company on June 11, 1890. Mr. Boore is also proprietor of the Tower Bazaar, which he purchased in 1893.

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