Biography of George L. Kingston
Erie County, NY Biographies


Kingston, George L., Buffalo, was born in Buffalo, N. Y., and received his education in the public and high schools of his native city. He read law with Le Grand Marvin and later with Day & Romer of Buffalo, and was admitted to the bar as an attorney and counselor before the general term of the Supreme Court at Syracuse in January, 1876. Since then he has successfully followed the general practice of his profession in Buffalo, where he stands high at the bar as an able, painstaking and industrious lawyer and advocate. In politics he is a Republican and in religion a Presbyterian and has never sought nor held public office. Mr. Kingston is especially prominent in Masonry, being made a member on March 1, 1881, of Parish Lodge No. 292. F. & A M., which he served as master in 1884, 1885 and 1888. He is past high priest of Buffalo Chapter No. 71. R. A. M., serving in that capacity in 1898 and 1894. in which years he was also assistant grand lecturer of the Grand Chapter. He has been thrice illustrious grand master of Buffalo Council No. 17, R. & S. M., is past commander of Lake Erie Commandry No. 20, K. T., past thrice potent grand Master of Palmoni Lodge of Perfection, A. A. S. R., past grand high priest of Palmoni Council, Princes of Jerusalem, and a charter member of Buffalo Chapter, Rose Croix, H. R. D. M., of Buffalo Consistory No. 320, S. P. R. S., of Ismailia Temple, A. A. O. N. M. S., and of Constantine Conclave of Knights of the Red Cross of Constantine and appendant orders stationed at Buffalo. He received the Royal Order of Scotland at a session of the Provincial Grand Lodge for the United States held in Chicago September 18, 1893, and in June, 1896, was appointed a commissioner of appeals of the Grand Lodge of the State of New York, which position he now holds. He is also a member of the Fraternal Union of Anointed High Priests of the State of New York.

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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