Niagara County

1897 Biography - Andrew Holzer

Holzer, Andrew, a native of Rhine, Germany, was born January 30, 1860. He attended the German schools and in 1881 immigrated to America and entered the employ of John Schuesler of Buffalo, and was afterward employed by the East Buffalo Brewing Company for eight years. He removed to Lockport in November. 1895, and in company with John G. Baer established the Union Brewery of Lockport, which has grown to be one of the leading enterprises of the city. Mr. Holzer married Katie Grim of Buffalo in October, 1886, and there have been four children born to them: Mary, Andrew, John and Joseph. Mr. Holzer has never taken an active interest in political affairs, although he is interested in all good moves to benefit the community in which he lives. He is a member of the C. M. B. A, and he is respected by all who know him.

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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