Biography of Henry Koons
Erie County, NY Biographies

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Koons, Henry, Buffalo, son of Jacob H. and Elizabeth (Dellenbaugh) Koons, was born in Buffalo, N. Y., October 9, 1838, and was educated in the public schools. His first business experience was in the employ of the American Express Company, where he remained for two years. At the erd of this service he went West to learn the tanner's trade with G. Pfisler & Co. of Milwaukee, Wis., returning after two years to Buffalo. He accepted and held a position as search clerk in the county clerk's office from 1865 to 1871, when he engaged in the real estate business on his own account at 448 Main street, and after one year removed to his present office at 474 Main street, where he has since conducted a large and profitable business. On June 1, 1884, the firm of Henry & Edward L. Koons was formed, which copartnership still continues. Mr. Koons is prominently identified with many large corporations, in which he holds positions of responsibility and trust.


Source:
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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