Biography of Charles C. Mansfield

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Mansfield, Charles C., Buffalo, one of the leading live stock brokers of East Buffalo, is a son of J. R. and Ruth (Hines) Mansfield, and was born near Muncie, Delaware county, Ind., March 3, 1848. He was educated in the public schools of his native town, where he afterward engaged in farming and stock raising. In 1886 he removed to Buffalo and entered the employ of Doty, Watkins & Meeks, live stock brokers, with whom he remained two years. He then became a member of the live stock commission firm of Harrison, Williamson & Mansfield. which was changed in September, 1892, to Williamson & Mansfield. In 1893 N. W. Ransom became a partner under the present firm name of Williamson, Ransom & Mansfield. This is one of the largest and best known stock firms at the East Buffalo yards, and handle annually several thousand head of hogs, cattle and sheep. Mr. Mansfield is a public spirited citizen, and a prominent member of De Molay Lodge No. 498, F. & A. M., the I. O, O. F.. the A. O. U. W., and the G. A. R. He is also a Chapter Mason and a member of the Council. October 12, 1870, he married Amanda I. Hinton of Eaton, Ind., and they have four children: Le Roy A., Kemper G., Ruth G. and Charles C.


Source:
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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