Biography of George Edward More


More, George Edward, Buffalo, son of Robert Freeman More and Louisa Prime, his wife, was born in England on the 5th of February, 1849, and in 1870 came to America and settled in Buffalo, where he has since resided. On arriving here he entered the employ of Harry Smith, whom he succeeded six years later. Mr. More is now one of the largest importers of fine furs in Western New York, and besides a manufactory in which about twenty skilled workmen are employed he conducts a large retail store at 327 Main street, where he has established a prosperous business. He is a member of the Oakfield and Ellicott Clubs, and as a citizen is highly respected and esteemed. In December, 1879, he married Clara Stanton of Buffalo, by whom he had one daughter, Clara Stanton More. In August, 1885, he was married, second, in Tollington Park church, London, to Emma L. Cole, and they have four children; Edward Augustus, Morgan Benjamin, William Algernon and Constance Isabel. His father was born in the old town of Bungay, Suffolk, Eng., where George E., with fifteen brothers and sisters, was also born. He is a descendant of the noted poetess, Hannah More.

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The Boston History Company, Publishes 1898


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