Biography of Henry L. Fogelsonger


Fogelsonger, Henry L., Buffalo, son of Wendell and Catherine (Reid) Fogelson ger, was born in Williamsville, Erie county, December 3, 1850. His father was born and raised at Williamsville. and his mother was a native of Lancaster county, Pa. Mr. Fogelsonger has been connected with the stone business since boyhood, having entered the business of his father as soon as he had finished his education. In 1888, after the death of his father, he succeeded to the business with his brother, David R. Fogelsonger, the two brothers then entering into a partnership which still continues. The limestone quarries at Williamsville are of great value and very productive. The firm gives employment, at different seasons, to a force of men ranging from 30 to 130. In April, 1873, Mr. Fogelsonger married Mary J., daughter of John Reist, of Buffalo, and they have one son, Richard R., born December 3, 1874. Mr. Fogelsonger is member of Parish Lodge No. 292, F. & A. M., and of the I. O. O. R.* He takes charge of the lime department of the business, having an office and warehouse at 120-126 Broadway.

* Maby should be I. O. O. F?

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