Biography of George Mugridge
Erie County, NY Biographies


Mugridge, George, Buffalo, was born in Chatham, England, December 20, 1816, came to America in 1836, and first settled in Rome, N. Y. In 1841 he removed to Buffalo and became associated with his father, the late James Mugridge, in the bakery business. James retired in 1850 and died in 1862. George Mugridge sueceeded to the business on the death of his father, and in 1863 admitted his eldest son, James A., to partnership, under the firm name of George Mugridge & Son, which has since remained unchanged. The premises, 60 by 180 feet, now occupied by the business, front on Elk and Illinois streets, and about 250 barrels of flour are consumed daily in the manufacture of bread stuffs. This is one of the oldest and largest bakeries in Western New York, having been in constant operation since 1841. George Mugridge was a member of Hiram Lodge No. 105, F. & A. M., and as a business man, was widely respected and esteemed. He died March 9, 1897. He was twice married; his children were James A., George W., William, Bert E., Mrs. Mary Dunlop, Mrs. Genie McNaughton, Grace E., Mrs. Belle Lathrop, and Mrs. Kate Thayer.

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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