Charles H. Piper, sr., son of Jonathan Piper, was the first and oldest lawyer at Niagara Falls, and was born in Nortlnvoods, N. H., April 2, 1824. He received his education in Lewiston Academy and studied law with his brother, and later in Lockport. He was admitted to practice in 1849 and in the following year settled as the first attorney in Niagara Falls. He married a daughter of Judge T. G. Hulett, and was father of Charles H. Piper, jr., a practicing attorney at the Falls.
Contributed 01 Oct 2017 by Lisa Slaski from Landmarks of Niagara County, New York, by William Pool, D. Mason & Co., Syracuse, NY, 1897
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