Niagara County

1897 Biography - Michael E. Cassidy

Cassidy, Michael E., was born at Wilson, Niagara county, N. Y., July 12, 1854, a son of Michael Cassidy. He attended the public schools at Porter, whither his parents had removed in 1857, and at seventeen years of age he left school and commenced his business career. In 1871 he removed to Niagara Falls, where he was employed in various capacities and for a number of years among the leading hotels. In 1880 he entered the employ of the Miller & Brundage Coach Co. where he has remained ever since, being appointed to his present position of foreman in 1892. ln 1890 Mr. Cassidy married Margaret Cawley, who died in 1893, leaving five children, three of whom survive. Mr. Cassidy is a member of the C. M. B. A.

Contributed 2017 by Lisa Slaski from Landmarks of Niagara County, New York, by William Pool, D. Mason & Co., Syracuse, NY, 1897

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