Biography of James S. Moore


Moore, James S., Buffalo, was born in Mercer county, Pa., June 23, 1843, and educated in the public schools of his native county and the High School of Youngstown, Ohio. In August, 1861, he enlisted in Co. B, 100th Pa. (Roundheads), re-enlisted in February, 1864, serving his country until the close of the war. After the war he entered a commercial school in Pittsburg, Pa., where he remained for a time; he was then offered and accepted a position as bookkeeper and clerk in a general store at Kittanning, Pa, in which capacity he served for four years, after which he removed to Pittsburg to take charge of a large retail grocery house. In 1872 he accepted the position of cashier in a bank at Kittanning, Pa., where he remained for six years. In 1879 he took charge of the merchandise department of the Pittsburg Coal and Mining Company, and in 1884 removed to Buffalo as the representative of the River View Coal and Mining Company, of which he is now general manager.

Our County and its people
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Edited by: Truman C. White
The Boston History Company, Publishes 1898


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