Tompkins, William, was born in Wheatfield in 1860, and educated in the public schools and Bryant & Stratton's Commercial College of Buffalo. He followed farming until recent years, when he embarked in the real estate business in Tonawanda. He is a member of the Odd Fellows, has been trustee of the village of North Tonawanda, is an ex-supervisor of Wheatfield and a member of the Fire Company. He was also a member of the 25th Separate Company and was second assistant chief of the fire company for two years. He is a Republican in politics and deservedly popular with his party.
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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