Biography of Frank C. Ferguson

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Ferguson, Frank C., Buffalo, was born at Oriskany Falls, Oneida county, N. Y., October 31, 1855, and removed with his parents, Edwin L. and Annette (Clark) Ferguson, in 1866, to Buffalo, where he has since resided. He attended the public schools and was graduated from the Buffalo (then called the Central) High School in June, 1873. In the fall of that year he entered the freshmen class of the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and was graduated at the end of a four years' course, with the degree of B. A. He began the study of law in the office of Charles Beckwith, remaining with him until Mr. Beckwith was elected judge of the Superior Court, when he entered the law office of James E. Ford. In October, 1879, he was admitted to the bar and at the beginning of the year 1880 he formed a law copartnership with Mr. Ford, under the firm name of Ford & Ferguson, which partnership has continued without change or interruption down to the present time. Mr. Ferguson was assistant United States Attorney for the northern district of New York for about two years, under Col. D. S. Alexander, district attorney, but has held no other public office. He is a member of the Society of the Sons of the Revolution and also of the Buffalo and University Clubs of the city of Buffalo.


Source:
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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