Biography of James A. Kuhn


Kuhn, James A., West Seneca, was born October 28, 1847, a son of Henry C. and Susan (Herzel) Kuhn, natives of Germany, who emigrated to America in 1843, settling in Buffalo and excepting six years in Wyoming county they lived in Erie county; he died in 1879; his wife in 1886. James A. Kuhn was reared and educated in Buffalo and follows the occupation of farming and gardening. He is a Republican and has been deputy sheriff one term. He enlisted in 1864 in Co. D, 187th N. Y. Vols., and served until the close of the war, being wounded at Hatcher's Run. He has been married twice; his first wife was Mary Johnson, whom he married in 1870, and his second marriage was to Lena Pitts. by whom he has one son, Claren A. The family attend the Reformed church.

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The Boston History Company, Publishes 1898


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