Niagara County

1897 Biography - J. A. Cramer

Cramer, J. A., was born in Tonawanda, N. Y., a son of John A. and Caroline (Klein) Cramer, natives of Germany. J. A. Cramer was educated in the schools of Tonawanda and Buffalo; he began his business career as bookkeeper for Dr. Wende and inspector for the Board of Health. During this time he also sold bicycles, and in 1894 embarked in the bicycle business for himself. of which he has made a pronounced success; he carries machines of all prices to suit all kinds of customers and the most durable makes. His own reliability and high standing as a business man makes his stand headquarters for bicycles in this part of the State. In the $100 machines he carries the Barnes, Spalding, Trinity and Wolf American; in the $75 machines, the Envoy and Fleetwing; the Electric City at $60 and a wheel at $37.50; besides the Cramer at $50, made especially for him; he also carries all kinds of juvenile wheels; a full line of sundries and everything to build a bicycle.

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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