Biography of William H. Knapp


Knapp, William H., Hamburg, p. o. Windom, was born in the town of West Seneca, August 13, 1859. He was educated in the district schools and Hamburg Academy, and began teaching at the age of eighteen. He has married twice, first on December 10, 1885, to Laura Saunders, and they had one son, Frank H. Mrs. Knapp died in 1888, and January 27, 1892, he married May Fox, and they have one son, Willis Jacus. In 1881 Mr. Knapp became a clerk for W. C. Jacus, of Buffalo, N. Y., who was in the commission and forwarding business, and in 1891 became a partner, under the firm name of W. C. Jacus & Co. Some time later the business was merged into a joint stock company, with W. C. Jacus as president, and W. H. Knapp as secretary and treasurer. Mr. Knapp is a member of several societies.

Our County and it's people
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Edited by: Trumen C. White
The Boston History Company, Publishes 1898


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