Vroman, Dow, was born in Middleburgh, Schoharie county, N.Y., and is a son of Dow F., and Margaret (Smith) Vroman. He is a descendant of Hendrick Meese Vroman who came from Holland in 1680, and settled in Schenectady. Dow Vroman was educated in Union College, from which he was graduated in 1887 with the degrees of A. B. and C. E. He then attended the Albany Law School and was graduated with the degree of LL. B. in 1890; he was admitted to the bar the same year and opened an office in Tonawanda. The firm of Patton & Vroman existed from 1891 to 1896, being Patton, Vroman & Fish for a short time; on December 1, 1896, the firm of Vroman & Bliss was formed, the junior partner being Hiram O. Bliss. Mr. Vroman was a member of the 25th Separate Company for five years, hwas been master of Tonawanda Lodge No. 247, F. & A. M., and was village attorney for Tonawanda from 1893 to 1895.
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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