Biography of Albert A. Gressman


Gressman, Albert A., Eden, was born in the town of Eden, July 30, 1855. He received his education in the common district schools, and a term each in the Hamburg and Angola Acadamies. He remained on his father's farm until 1885, when he engaged in selling agricultural implements, carriages, wagons, etc., in the village of Eden Center, where he has since continued successfully in the business. He has been inspector of election, justice of the peace five years, and is now supervisor; he has represented his town and district at the town, county and assembly conventions. In 1888 he married Cora I. Metz, and they have one child, Margaret. Mr. Gressman's father, Ferdinand, was born in Germany in 1830 and came to America with his parents when seventeen years of age. He settled in Eden and in 1870 purchased his present farm of ninety acres. For twelve years he filled the office of commissioner of highways in the town of Eden, and is a member of the A. O. U. W. His wife was Margaret Storms, a native of Germany, and they had six children: Albert H., Alice M., Mary M., Adella, Mattie M. and Harvey A. Mrs. Gressman died in 1890.

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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