Niagara County

1897 Biography - Michael Rowen

Rowen, Michael, was born in County Mayo, Ireland, May 28, 1871, and immigrated to America in 1888, settling in Chicago, Ill., where he took up railroad work and followed that until 1894, when he removed to Niagara Falls, and in company with his two brothers, John and Martin, he established his present business, that of flour, feed, grain and coal. In October, 1896, Mr. Rowen was married to Elizabeth Sturdy of Niagara Falls.

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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