Niagara County

1897 Biography - A. F. Premus

Premus, A. F., Wheatfield, was born in Germany, February 8, 1860, and came to America with his parents in 1865. They settled in the town of Porter and Mr. Premus was educated at Porter Center and Lockport and Wilson Academies. He taught school winters and studied law during holidays and was admitted to the bar in 1892. He came to North Tonawanda in 1880 and read law with Simson, Dudley & Harrington, and entered the firm of Simson, Harrington & Premus. This firm is now Harrington & Premus. Mr. Premus was elected village attorney in the spring of 1896, and re'-elected in 1897, and was legislated out of office by an act converting the village into a city, and was elected city attorney under the new city charter.

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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