Glauber & Hunkemoeller, Buffalo, NY


Glauber & Hunkemoeller (Henry J. Glauber and Henry Hunkemoeller), Buffalo.- Henry J. Glauber, son of John B. and Elizabeth (Hummell) Glauber; was born in Buffalo August 11, 1861. After obtaining his education in the parochial schools of this city, he conducted a cigar business for three years and then engaged in the grocery trade. Mr. Glauber is a member of C. M. B. A. In September. 1877, he married Philomena Hartman, of Pittsburg, Pa., and they have seven children. Henry Hunkemoeller, son of Caspar and Marie (Moeller) Hunkemoeller, was born in Westphalia, Germany, September 24, 1855. He came to this country in November, 1873, and settled in Buffalo, where he has since resided. He was employed for some time as a clerk in a drug store, and variously occupied until 1886, when the firm of Glauber & Hunkemoeller was formed. July 15, 1885, he married Miss Martha Eckert, of Buffalo, and they have had eight children, six of whom survive. He is a member of the C. M. B. A. Glauber & Hunkemoeller formed their present copattnership in 1886. They began business in the stores 578-582 Broadway, but the rapid growth of their trade soon compelled them to seek larger quarters. In April, 1889, they purchased a site at 544 Broadway, and erected the building they now occupy. They are doing a large business in wholesale and retail groceries and liquors, and are noted in their section of the city for frank and honorable dealing.

Our County and its people
A descriptive work on Erie County, New York
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The Boston History Company, Publishes 1898


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