Niagara County

1897 Biography - A. M. Wendt

Wendt, A. M., was born in Martinsville, December 4, 1854, a son of Frederick and Louise Wendt, natives of Germany, who came to America in their youth. When ten years of age Mr. Wendt moved to Illinois with his parents, where he remained fourteen years; he then returned to Martinsville and purchased a farm which he sold in 1893 and started his grocery business at No. 317 Schenk street, which he still conducts. Mr. Wendt is not only a thorough business man, but is also prominent in local politics; he is a prominent Democrat and was elected trustee of the village in 1896, which office he still holds; he is also a trustee of the German Lutheran church. Mr. Wendt married Elizabeth Will and they have two sons, Frederick and William.

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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