Mohring, John, Buffalo, was born on Cedar street in the old Fifth ward of Buffalo, July 20, 1864. His parents,
John and Minnie Mohring, natives of Germany, came to America when sixteen and fourteen respectively andbecame acquainted
and were married in Buffalo. John, Sr., was for several years an employee of the street railroad and later a watchman
and at one time was engaged in the coal business with his brother. John Mohring, Jr., attended public schools 31
and 32, and learned the carpenter's trade, which he followed until 1888, when he engaged in contracting and building.
In 1894 he engaged in the liquor business at the corner of William and Jefferson streets, where he has since continued.
He has always taken an active interest in politics as a Democrat; in 1895 and 1896 he was defeated for assemblyman
by twenty-eight and ninety-two votes respectively, and in 1897 was elected by a plurality of 1,409. He is a member
of Delta Lodge No. 597, I. O. O. F., which he represented in the Grand dge in 1893, and was one of the organizers
of East Side Odd Fellows Temple in. 18?? (not readable) and a member of its building committee. He is also a member
of Buffalo Lodge No. 315, K. P., Buffalo Division No. 6, uniformed rank, K. P., Lake Erie Encampment, I. O. O.
F. and Genesee Tribe No. 151, I. O. R. M., and a delegate to the State Democratic convention at Utica in 1895.
In 1898 he was appointed on two of the most important committees in the Assembly, the canal committee and also
on that of trades and manufactures. He is a married man and has one daughter.
Our County and its people
A descriptive work on Erie County, New York
Edited by: Truman C. White
The Boston History Company, Publishes 1898
Erie County Biographies
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Genesee County Biographies
New York History
Erie County History
Also see [ Railway Officials in America 1906
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