Niagara County

1897 Biography - Calvin G. Sutliff

Sutliff, Calvin G., one of Lockport's leading manufacturers and well respected citizens, was born in Warren, O., September 14, 1851. After completing his elementary education and a thorough college course at the Western Reserve College at Hudson, O., he began the study of law and was graduated from the Albany Law School in the class of 1880. He then located in Cleveland, O., where he was engaged in the practice of his profession until 1884, when he removed to Lockport to accept the management of the rolling mills of Westerman & Co. This establishment had been founded four years previous by Messrs. Westerman, Fletcher & Co., and was succeeded by Westerman, Bruce & Co. in 1884, that firm being succeeded by the present firm. This is one of the largest plants of the kind in Western New York and they turn out large quantities of bridge iron, horseshoe iron, etc., annually and give employment to a large number of workmen. Mr. Sutliff is a man of great business ability and is respected by all who know him.

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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