Biography of William J. Beier Jr.

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Beier, William J., jr., Buffalo, was born in Buffalo in June, 1872, a son of William J. and Mary (Weller) Beier, natives of Buffalo, where they have spent their lives. Mr. Beier, sr., devoted the greater part of his life as foreman on building construction work for his father, the latter being a contractor and builder, but he is now leading a retired life. William J., jr., received his education in the public and parochial schools and at St. Canisius College. He began business life as a clerk in a drug store, and later spent three years in a theater, during one year of which he was assistant treasurer. In 1891 he engaged in the feed and flour business at 1109 Utica street, which he has continued successfully ever since. In politics he is a Republican. He is a member of Omega Lodge, I. O. O. F., and a charter member of Court Forester Order, of which he was for a time financial secretary. In June, 1896, he married Bertha, daughter of Simon Zimmerman of Buffalo.


2nd sketch from the same book.

Beier, William J., jr., Buffalo, is a prosperous young man, a dealer in feed and flour. He was born in Buffalo in June, 1872, a son of William J. and Mary (Weller) Beier, natives of Buffalo and where they have spent their lives. Mr. Beier, sr, devoted the forepart of his life as foreman on building construction work for his father, the elder being a contractor and builder; he is now leading a retired life. William J., jr., received his education in a private German school, the public schools and a few terms in Canisius College. He began business life as a clerk in a drug store, later spent three years in a theater, one year of which he was assistant treasurer. In 1891 he engaged in the feed and flour business, in which he has continued ever since. In politics he is a Republican. He is a member of the Odd Fellows, charter member of Court Forester, of which he was for a time active financial secretary, and also a member of the order of Foresters. In June, 1896, he married Bertha Zimmerman of Buffalo.



Source:
Our County and its people
A descriptive work on Erie County, New York
Edited by: Truman C. White
The Boston History Company, Publishes 1898

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