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1897 Biography - Charles W. Kanett

Kanett, Charles W., was born in Germany in 1828, and came to America in 1843. He clerked for a time in Lockport and then came to St. Johnsburg, finally settling in Bergholtz, where he has since resided and conducted a very successful business. He has been postmaster for thirty-six years, a record not equaled by any other man in the county. He was also constable twenty years, tax collector four years and supervisor three years; he has been a Republican since the days of Buchanan. In 1858 he married Wilhelmina Loger, and they had seven children: Charles A., John, Annie, Kate, Gussie, Rosina and Rudolf.

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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