McNair, C. C., was born in South Bristol, Ontario county, July 8, 1853. His father, James C. McNair, was born in the same town, where the family were early settlers. James McNair married Jane, daughter of William Kaufman, and they came to Niagara county in 1857, settling in the town of Royalton, where he was identified as a farmer. C. C. McNair was educated in the common schools, and in 1875 entered the employ of Seaman & Barton of Gasport; in 1876 he established his present business and to-day is carrying the leading stock in Gasport. In 1877 he married Hattie E., daughter of Lewis Olds, and she died in 1890; in 1891 Mr. McNair married Mrs. Eva A. Mather, daughter of Jesse A. Gladding, and they have three children: Walter K., and Nellie I. McNair and Inez H. Mather. Mr. McNair was elected and served his town as supervisor for two years, and has also served as postmaster for two terms.
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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