Cool & Bridgeman - Buffalo, NY


Cool & Bridgeman, Buffalo.-Christopher Cool, son of Powell and Lydia (Carlisle) Cool, was born in Miami county, Ind., October 9, 1842. He attended the district schools and was engaged in farming until 1891, when he removed to Buffalo. He entered the employ of J. M. Halleck as a bookkeeper and later filled the same posi tion for Crandall & Co., horse dealers at the East Buffalo stock yards. In 1895 he formed a copartnership with Lafayette Bridgeman for the conduct of a boarding and feed business, which they still continue. In March 1868, he married Sarah A. Murden, of Miami county, Ind. They have one son, Ulysses M. Mr. Cool is a mem ber of Buffalo Council, No. 66, Royal Arcanum. Lafayette Bridgeman, junior member of the firm, is a native of Elma, Erie county. He was born December 14, 1852, received his education in the district schools, and was engaged in farming until 1879, when he came to Buffalo. He is a member of the A. O. U. W. and of Cazenovia Lodge No. 341, I. O. O. F. In February, 1874, he married Mary J. Dunham, of Elma. The firm of Cool & Bridgeman is doing a large boarding stable business on Michigan street. The business was established in 1890 by Eldridge & Chillcot, who were succeeded by the present firm in 1895.

Our County and its people
A descriptive work on Erie County, New York
Edited by: Truman C. White
The Boston History Company, Publishes 1898


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