Niagara County

1897 Biography - William C. Wallace

Wallace, William C., was born at Suspension Bridge, N. Y., August 3, 1869, and is a son of William H. Wallace, a prosperous druggist, now retired. William C. Wallace attended the public schools at Suspension Bridge and De Veaux Preparatory College, later taking a course in Phillips Exeter Academy at Exeter, N. H., from which he was graduated in the spring of 1888. He then entered the office of Eugene Carey, at Niagara Falls, and read law until 1890, when he attended the Buffalo Law School for two years. and was admitted to the bar of the State of New York in 1892; returning to Niagara Falls, he formed a partnership with Eugene Carey and has since enjoyed a large and profitable practice. April 30, 1894, he married Mathilde Corson daughter of Cornelius Corson, president of the Daniel Sloat Company, New York city, and they have one child, Anne C.

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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