Niagara County

1897 Biography - George McBean

McBean, George, was born at Atherton Mills, Ontario, Can., but has resided in North Tonawanda since ten years of age and has been engaged in the lumber business since 1871. He was with A. M. Dodge thirteen years and with Dodge & Bliss four years. The officers of the company are Delos Bliss, president; W. F. Brown, secretary and treasurer; George McBean, manager, at North Tonawanda. At this place they handle from thirteen to fifteen million feet of lumber annually and their spacious yards are admirably equipped, containing a cottage, offices, mills and sheds. Mr. McBean is one of the representative business men of North Tonawanda and is a member of the Masonic fraternity and the Odd Fellows; also chairman of the Republican City Committee. Mr. McBean's father, Alexander, was also a prominent man of the place and was president of the village for many years.

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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