Biography of O. S. Laycock
Erie County, NY Biographies

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Laycock, O. S., Buffalo, was born at Richwood, Canada, September 29, 1853. His education was acquired from the Grammar School at Paris, Ont. He graduated from the Canadian Literary Institute at Woodstock, Ont., in 1870, going direct from college to the lumber woods and taking charge of the store and books of the lumber camps for his father and uncle. The following spring lie was made bookkeeper in their saw mill office at Black Rock, which position be filled for nine years, and then was taken into partnership with his father, John Laycock, which lasted until the death of the senior partner in 1894. He then organized the Laycock Lumber Company, of which he is president, and still continues the business of handling heavy timber and lumber, with offices at No. 1 Builders' Exchange. The Laycock Lumber Company and its predecessors have furnished a large part of the timber used in the construction of the large elevators, docks, trestles and breakwater built in and around Buffalo.


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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