Biography of William F. Duckwitz


Duckwitz, William F., the efficient and successful manager of the Phoenix Brewing Company of Buffalo, was born in New York city, October 16, 1855. His parents removed to Niagara county when he was quite young, and there he received his education. After completing his schooling he took a full commercial course at the Bryant & Stratton Business College of Buffalo. At the age of twenty years he entered the employ of A. Ziegele, now Phoenix Brewery, beginning as a collector and having been promoted from time to time until he now holds the responsible position of general manager. This concern was incorporated in May, 1887, with a capital stock of $200,000; they have a capacity of 100,000 barrels per year.

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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