Niagara County

1897 Biography - E. B. Harrington

Harrington, E. B., Wheatfield, was born in Lockport, February 15, 1866, and was educated at Lockport Union School. He studied law with Joshua Gaskill and was admitted to the bar in March, 1889. He first entered into partnership with Chauncey E. Dunkelberger, then surrogate of Niagara county but in 1891 this partnership was dissolved and Mr. Harrington practiced law one year alone in Lockport. In January, 1892, he came to Tonawanda and entered the firm of Simson, Dudley & Harrington, which lasted one year, when it became Simson, Harrington & Premus, which continued for three years, when it was dissolved and Messrs. Harrington and Premus organized the present law firm of Harrington & Premus. Mr. Harrington's parents were Henry and Polly (Baer) Harrington. Mrs. Harrington is one of the oldest residents of the county. Henry Harrington came to Niagara county in 1840 and died in 1874.

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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