Hathaway, L. Leroy, Collins, was born in Collins, August 18, 1850, where his his father was one of the pioneer
settlers. Mr. Hathaway was educated in the common schools and Gowanda Academy. He farmed it for one year, and in
1876 established his present business of a general store. He has served as postmaster for twelve years, and was
elected supervisor March 12, 1895.
Our County and its people
A descriptive work on Erie County, New York
Edited by: Truman C. White
The Boston History Company, Publishes 1898