Biography of Isadore Mang


Mang, Isadore, Buffalo, one of six sons and three daughters of Peter and Margaret Mang, natives of France, was born in Buffalo, N. Y., February 19, 1844. Peter Mang, born in 1808, followed his trade as weaver until 1840, when he came to Buffalo, where he engaged in farming, owning several small farms in the city limits and one of forty-five acres across the line in Tonawanda. He was a Democrat and died in 1885, leaving a valuable estate and his sons well provided for. His first wife died in 1875. Isadore Mang attended the public schools, assisted his father in clearing and working the farms, and when twenty-one rented a farm and afterwards bought one. In 1880 he built a hotel near the city line on Delaware avenue, in Tonawanda, which he successfully conducted for eleven years. when he sold the site, which comprised twenty-two acres, for advanced figures. In 1894 he erected the present Hotel de Mang, at No. 2662 Delaware avenue, and in 1897 placed his son in charge and retired from active life. He is interested in real estate and in the Brush Brewing Company of Tonawanda, and in politics is a Democrat. He married Abigail, daughter of Hanan Colvin of Buffalo, and their children are Winfield, Laura, Flora, and Maybell. His hotel and premises is a well known and popular resort for wheelmen.

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The Boston History Company, Publishes 1898


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