Cusack, Patrick V., Buffalo, was born in Ireland, March 17, 1839. He is a son of Martin and Bidelia (Curtin)
Cusack, who came to America in 1846 and settled in Albany, N. Y., whence they removed to Buffalo about 1852. Mr.
Cusack served a three years' apprenticeship at the piano finishing trade. In 1861 he enlisted in the 21st N. Y.
Vols. as a private, serving for over two years. He returned to Buffalo and on May 7, 1866, was appointed as a detective
on the police force and August 1, 1884. was made assistant superintendent of police, which position he still holds.
In November, 1868, he was married to Mary, daughter of William Avery Smith, of Buffalo, and they have three sons
and two daughters. Mr. Cusack is a member of the C. M. B. A. and the C. B. L.
Our County and its people
A descriptive work on Erie County, New York
Edited by: Truman C. White
The Boston History Company, Publishes 1898
Erie County Biographies
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Names Bi to Bu
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Names I to Kl
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Genesee County Biographies
New York History
Erie County History
Also see [ Railway Officials in America 1906
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