Mansfield, Alonzo J. - Prominent among Lockport's many manufacturers is A. J. Mansfield. He was born in Clarence, Erie county, N. Y., October 20, 1824, and was engaged on a farm until 1848, when he removed to Rapids, Niagara county, and engaged in farming and milling, in which he continued for eight years. At this date he removed to Lockport and was appointed assistant assessor in the internal revenue office, which position he held for seven years. In 1872 he purchased the Lockport Glass Works, which he has since owned and operated. Mr. Mansfield served six years on the Board of Education and is now president of the Police Board.
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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