Niagara County

1897 Biography - John Mundie

Mundie, John, was born in Aberdeen, Scotland, October 17, 1863, and came to America in 1882, settling in Middleport for a short time, thence to North Tonawanda, where he entered the employ of A. W. Story, jeweler, and after a time became a partner in the business. Subsequently he and Mr. McCoy bought out Mr. Story's interest and formed the present firm of Mundie & McCoy, which is the leading jewelry house of the Twin Cities. Mr. Mundie served five years as member of the 20th Separate Company and is a member of the Odd Fellows and Royal Arcanum. He did active service with the 25th in the great strike in Buffalo and also during the strike of lumbermen in North Tonawanda. He married Jennie Warren, and they have two sons, Warren and Donald. Mr. Mundie's parents were Cummine and Jane (Florence) Mundie; Mrs. Mundie's father was one of the prominent men of the past generation in North Tonawanda. He was supervisor of the town, superintendent of a division of the canal, and held other responsible offices. He died in 1895.

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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