Neff, John F., jr., was born at Niagara Falls, N. Y., June 25, 1864, a son of the late John F. Nerf. He attended the public schools of his native town and at the age of sixteen, entered upon an active career in the freight offices of the Rome, Watertown & Ogdensburg Railroad Company at Suspension Bridge, where he remained until that road was consolidated with the New York Central Railroad in 1891. In April, 1892, he was appointed chief clerk in the freight offices of the consolidated roads and is still an incumbent of that office. December 11, 1895, Mr. Neff married Miss Hassenflue of Cleveland, O. Mr. Neff is a worthy and trusted official and is a member of the Niagara River Lodge No. 785, Free and Accepted Masons.
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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