Biography of Neil McCloskey


McCloskey, Neil, Hamburg, was born in Wilmington, Del., October 31, 1859, and came to Albany, N. Y., in 1863 where he obtained his education. He came to Buffalo in 1880 and has had a variety of occupations. May 23, 1886, he married Susan B. Getman of Buffalo, and they have two sons, Ervin and James B. Mr. McCloskey came to Hamburg in 1890. He deals in damaged grain from elevators and from ship owners of the lake; he is also an architect and dealer in real estate. Mr. McCloskey's father, James, was born in Ireland in 1822 and came to America in 1842, locating in Philadelphia and afterwards in Delaware. He married Margaret O'Connor, and they had four children, Catherine, Mary, Neil (as above), and Sarah. He died October 34, 1894, and his wife in 1869.

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