Biography of Frank A. Bensler
Erie County, NY Biographies


Bensler, Frank A., Buffalo, son of Herman and Frances (Spath) Bensler, natives of Germany, was born in Buffalo, N. Y., June 7, 1862. His parentsb came to America in 1836 and settled in Buffalo, where his father was for many years a prominent furniture dealer. Mr. Bensler attended St. Louis parochial school, learned the trade of wood-engraver, and subsequently engaged in business at 219 Main street. In 1887 he formed a copartuership with John E. Wesley, underthe firm name of Bensler & Wesley, and established a general printing and engraving business at 347 Main street, whence they finally removed to their present location at 80 Terrace. They number among their customers some of the largest business firms in this section of the State. Mr. Bensler is a member of the Buffalo Catholic institute, of which he was a director in 1888. He was married February 18, 1886, to Frances, daughter of Theodore Zies, of Buffalo.

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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