Braas, Nicholas D., was born in the town of Concord, Erie county, N.Y., November 3, 1865, a son of Michael Braas. He attended the public schools until 1883, when he began learning the trade of carpenter with his father at Boston, N. Y., which he has made his life business. November 22, 1886, he removed to Niagara Falls, and continued working at his trade for two years, at which time he formed a partnership with his brother, Charles F. Braas, under the firm name of Braas Brothers, and they have executed many large contracts for buildings in Niagara county. September 15, 1896, Mr. Braas married Mary E. Mahoney. Mr. Braas is a member of the C. M. B. A. of Niagara Falls, and is highly respected by all who know him.
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