Holman, Frank N., was born in Springville, Erie county, N.Y., July 27, 1864, and was educated at Griffith Institute and Hamilton College, from which latter institution he was graduated in the class of 1885. He read law in Buffalo with Humphrey & Lockwood and Green & Marcy, and was admitted to the bar in June, 1887. In November, 1893, he came to North Tonawanda, but also has an office in Buffalo. In 1890 Mr. Holman married Pauline Mueller. His parents were Frank B. and Melinda (Newton) Holman. His grandfather, Joel D. Holman, was a Vermont man and was the son of a Revolutionary soldier who served in Washington's army. Mr. Holman's grandmother was a Rockwell and her grandmother married the great grandfather of General Grant. Mr. Holman took a very prominent part in the presidential elections of 1892 and 1896. In 1892 he was employed by the New York Reform Club and was assigned as speaker to the States of Wisconsin, Iowa, Minnesota, Michigan and Indiana and delivered forty-eight addresses in these States during that campaign. In the campaign of 1896 he was on the stump for the National Democratic ticket for three weeks, in and around New York city.
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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