Biography of Ferdinand J. Kersten


Kersten, Ferdinand J., Buffalo, was born in Buffalo, September 19, 1853. After obtaining a liberal education he entered the employ of the Jewett Manufacturing Company, where he remained for twenty-seven years. At the end of that period he established the Buffalo Enameling Works at 106 Broadway. By honest methods and fair dealings he has built up a large business and employs several men. In 1875 he married Margaret Knell, daughter of Peter Knell of Buffalo, and they have seven children: Ferdinand P., Louisa S., Martha L., Eugene C., Stella, Elsie and Grace. Mr. Kersten is a member of Concordia Lodge No. 143, F. & A. M.

Our County 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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