Niagara County

1897 Biography - Robert A. Schuyler

Schuyler, Robert A., was born at Seneca Falls, N. Y., November 3, 1848, a son of Rensselaer Schuyler. He was educated in the public schools of his native township and when sixteen years of age began his business career, as shipping clerk for the Downs Manufacturing Company, at Seneca Falls, N. Y. In 1871 he entered the employ of the New York Central & Hudson River Railroad Company and has remained in their service ever since, with the exception of five years in which he was a deputy collector of customs at the port of Suspension Bridge. He is at present filling the position of cashier for the N. Y. C. & H. R. R. R. Co. and the R. W. & O. R. R. Co. at Suspension Bridge. Mr. Schuyler is a faithful and trusted officer and justly deserves the respect and high esteem in which he is held by all. April 14, 1885, he married Mary E. Baker and they have one child, Mary G. Mr. Schuyler is a member of the Masonic fraternity, is Recorder of Niagara Commandery No. 64, K. T., Past Chancellor of Niagara Lodge No. 383, K. of P., and is quartermaster-sergeant of the 42d Separate Company, N. G. S. N. Y.

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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