Biography of Adam Meister
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Meister, Adam, Buffalo, was born in Germany, May 25, 1834. His childhood was passed in his native land, where he received his education. He left home when seventeen years of age, in 1851, to take up his residence in America, and settled in Buffalo, N. Y. His first business experience in his adopted country was the building of small boats, in which he was successfully engaged until 1865, when he was appointed inspector of United States customs, in which capacity he served for twenty years. Mr. Meister has been a prominent worker in charitable organizations. and is now acting as agent for the Charity Organization Society of Buffalo.

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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