Biography of James M. Johnson


Johnson, James M., Buffalo, was born at New Hudson, Allegany county, N. Y., May 3, 1846. After receiving a liberal education from the public schools, he entered his father's store as a clerk and remained in that capacity for three years. At the end of this time he enlisted in the United States service in the 189th N. Y. Infantry, serving his country until the close of the war. In 1866 he removed to West Almond, N. Y., and engaged in the manufacture of cheese, where he remained for thirteen years. In 1894 he removed to Buffalo and engaged in the laundry business and two years later organized and incorporated a stock company, which is now known as the Banner Laundry Company, of which he is still a member.

Our Countty and it's people
a descriptive work on Erie County, New York
Edited by: Trumen C. White
The Boston History Company, Publishes 1898


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