Niagara County

1897 Biography - Gottlieb Walek

Walek, Gottlieb, was born in Wheatfield, June 16, 1849, a son of Christian and Wilhelmina (Wendt) Walck, natives of Germany. Mr. Walck is engaged in farming and has been thirty years on the present farm, being very successful in his business. He is also popular politically and has been excise commissioner and has been supported by a large majority in the Republican party for other offices. May 2, 1872, he married Mary Thiele, and they have five children: George, Annie (married Charles Doering), Esther, Ellen and Adelaide.

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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