Niagara County

1897 Biography - Fred E. Wendt

Wendt, Fred E., was born in Lewiston, August 29, 1865, a son of Christian and Rachael (Metcher) Wendt. He has always carried on farming and is also engaged in fruit growing. In 1896 he established a coal office in Sanborn, where he does a thriving business. He is also agent for agricultural implements, representing the Johnston Harvester Company, Cortland Wagon Company, the Madison Drill Company, the Robinson Chilled Plows and Planet, jr., Cultivators for S. A. Allen & Co. He also represents the Stoddard Manufacturing Company of Dayton, O., in bicycles, and sells fertilizers for M. E. Wheeler & Co. of Rutland, Vt. In the fall of 1890 Mr. Wendt married Ernestine Kroening, and they have four children: John, Henry, Tilly and Fred. Mr. Wendt is a Republican, and an enterprising and successful young business man with a prosperous career before him.

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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