Biography of Edward Prime Field


Field, Edward Prime, Buffalo. son of Henry and Julia (Evertson) Field, was born at Weedsport, Cayuga county, N. Y., August 25, 1E54. and in 1859 came with his parents to Buffalo, where he received a public school education. In 1874 he began the study of law in the office of Williams & Potter, and remained there until his admission to the bar in 1877. Afterward he received the appointment of special deputy clerk of the Superior Court of Buffalo under Gen. John C. Graves, which position he held until November 1, 1886, when he formed a copartnership with Frank R. Perkins for the practice of his profession. Two years later this firm was dissolved, and since then Mr. Field has practiced alone. On October 3, 1889, he organized and incorporated the Buffalo Building and Investment Company, with a paid in capital of $100,000, and he has since been its attorney. Mr. Field was also one of the incorporators and for five years the secretary of the Buffalo Yacht Club. He was one of the very earliest wheelmen in Buffalo and Erie county, beginning on a wooden bicycle about 1868, and was a charter member of the original Buffalo Bicycle Club and the first president of the old Buffalo Bicycle Touring Club. June 7, 1887, he married Miss Kate C. Gallagher, only daughter of the late Hon. Edward Gallagher, of Buffalo, and they have three children: Jessie Barcalow, Martha Gallagher, and Florence Isabella.

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The Boston History Company, Publishes 1898


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