Pierce, Fred I., was born at Niagara Falls, N. Y., March 24, 1865, and is a son of James S. Pierce, who died in 1869. Mr. Pierce was educated in the public schools at Niagara Falls and at De Veaux College, graduating in 1882, when he entered the freight office of the New York Central Railroad Company, as a clerk, remaining for two years. He then took up the study of law in the office of Henry C. Tucker, where he spent one year, then returned to the New York Central Railroad freight office for one year. In 1886 he was made bookkeeper of the Bank of Niagara, and held that position for seven years, when he was appointed cashier of the Power City Bank, where he has remained ever since, a trusted and respected official.
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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