Biography of John Forrester Lane
Erie County, NY Biographies


Lane, John Forrester, Buffalo, son of George A. and Margaret A. (Forrester) Lane, was born at Richfield Springs, N. Y., September 9, 1846, and in 1857 moved with his parents to Buffalo where he attended the public schools. After a few years he removed to La Porte, Indiana, and secured employment in a drug store as a clerk. He remained there until 1868, when he returned to Buffalo, and entered the service of the Lake Shore and Michighan Southern Railroad, in the capacity of tally man. He has been promoted from time to time and is now local freight agent, which position he has filled since May, 1892. September 19, 1884, he married Millie E. Barber, of Buffalo.

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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