Biography of Edgar O. Cheney


Cheney, Edgar O., treasurer of the Buffalo & Susquehanna Railroad, was born in Holland, N. Y., October 12, 1843. He was educated at the district schools, Aurora Academy and at Bryant & Stratton's Business College. His, first business experience was with Pierce & Co. (Buffalo), shingle manufacturers, as bookkeeper and cashier, which honorable position he held for seventeen years. At the end of this time a position was offered him, which he accepted, with the Buffalo & Susquehanna Railroad, and has been promoted from time to time until he is now treasurer of the company. Mr. Cheney was married September 8, 1869, to Philena C. Welch of Eden, N. Y., and they have one son: Nelson W., born June 27, 1875.

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The Boston History Company, Publishes 1898


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