Niagara County

1897 Biography - Frank E. Wilson

Wilson, Frank E., was born at Lockport, N. Y., June 23, 1863, a son of Richard Wilson, a millwright and machinist, now deceased. Frank E. Wilson was educated in the public schools of his native town, and at the age of eighteen removed to Oberlin, Ohio, where he learned telegraphy. Later he entered the employ of the New York Central Railroad Company at Sanborn, N. Y., as telegraph operator, and remained there for five years, when he was transferred to La Salle, as station agent for the same company. In 1892 he resigned his position and established himself in business at La Salle and has continued there ever since. On October 16, 1893, he was appointed postmaster at that place and is still an incumbent of that office. September 29, 1886, he married Esther G. Riegle of Sanborn, N. Y., and they have five children. Mr. Wilson is a trusted officer and highly respected citizen.

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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