Biography of John Feist


Feist, John, Buffalo, was born in 1843 in Buffalo, N. Y., where he was educated in the public schools. He began his business career at the bottom of the ladder and and has achieved a success that does not commonly fall to the lot of men. During the war of the Rebellion he rendered invaluable service in the construction of hospitals, barracks, etc., for the army of the Tennessee commanded by General Thomas. in 1892-93 he was superintendent of buildings. He has about 150 men in his employ. He is a thoroughly self-made man, and enjoys a position of assured honor and respect among the people of his city. Hundreds of Buffalo's finest structures attest his skill and success.

Our County and its people
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Edited by: Truman C. White
The Boston History Company, Publishes 1898


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