Biography of George B. Rogers

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Rogers, George B., Buffalo, son of Theron B. and Julia Barbara Rogers, was born in Hamburg, Erie county, N. Y., September 4, 1861:. He came to Buffalo and his first business engagement was with John Thomas, 169 Allen street, in a drug store as "boy." He later was employed as errand boy by William Coulson, with whom he rose to a clerkship. From there he took a position with W. H. Smith (now known by the name of Smith's Drug store, 402 Michigan street, corner of Eagle) in 1881, and was manager of the same for ten years up to November 16, 1896, when he purchased the store of Mrs. G. B. S. Terry (widow). Mr. Rogers graduated from the Buffalo University of Pharmacy March 25, 1890; received the Erie County Board license April 5, 1890, and the New York State Board license March 4, 1890. He is a member of the Alumni of the Buffalo College of Pharmacy; also of the Erie County Pharmaceutical Association.


Source:
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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