Niagara County

1897 Biography - Charles G. Hildreth

Hildreth, Charles G., son of the late G. W. Hildreth, was born October 22, 1838, in Lockport, N. Y., and died there July 9, 1897. He was educated in his native village, and in early life was associated with his father in the manufacture of agricultural implements, as a clerk in the hardware store of Flagler & Pomroy, and as shipping clerk for the Holly Water Works Company. He became treasurer of that corporation May 18, 1868, one of its trustees December 1, 1874, and its secretary, March 28, 1877, and held the latter position until his death. Mr. Hildreth was a prominent business man, and a citizen widely respected and esteemed. He was a leading member of the First Presbyterian church of Lockport from 1858 and was ordained an elder in 1865. He left a widow and two children, Thomas and Nellie.

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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