Niagara County

1897 Biography - F. A. Myrick

Myrick, F. A., Wheatfield, was born in Taunton, Mass., and has been connected with the lumber business since he was nineteen years old. He came to North Tonawanda in 1882 and about six years ago he bought a planing mill which he conducted for five years. After acting as a buyer for a New York lumber house for some time he started into the lumber business for himself in 1893. His business is strictly wholesale and he handles from six million to eight million feet annually. In 1890 he married Maud G. Hittel, and they have one son, Paul Myrick. Mr. Myrick's parents were W. C. and Myra F. (Paul) Myrick. The Myricks have been in America since ante-Revolution days and one of his ancestors, on his mother's side, was a Revolutionary soldier.

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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