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1897 Biography - Michael J. Crowe

Crowe, Michael J., a son of Hugh and Mary (Doherty) Crowe, was born at Newark, N. Y., August 6, 1862. He attended the public schools and was graduated from the Union School in 1880. He at this date removed to Lockport and entered the employ of the Holly Manufacturing Co., where he remained for ten years, when he accepted a position with Mr. P. H. Tuohey one of Lockport's leading coal dealers, and after three years' service succeeded him in business, where he has since conducted a business which embraces a general line of contracting. the handling and sale of hard and soft coal and coke; building materials, which consist of cement, lime, sand, stone, etc., together with a full line of sewer pipe and tile. Mr. Crowe was married in October, 1887, to Nellie, daughter of Patrick Tuohey, father of his predecessor of Lockport, and to them have been born five children: Marie, Mable, Harold, Raymond and Dorothy.

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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