Biography of Mathias Rohr


Rohr, Mathias, Buffalo, was born near Treves (Trier), in Prussia, February 25, 1840. He received his education from the Normal school of his district, and after completing his schooling engaged in teaching for a number of years. He also was quite a writer and contributed numerous articles to different papers and periodicals. In 1868 he emigrated to this country and settled in Buffalo, where he has since resided. He had been in Buffalo less than twenty-four hours when he became edItorin-chief of the Central Zeutung, a German paper, in which capacity he remained for two years, when he became editor of the Daily Volksfreund, another German paper, occupying this position for fifteen years. At this date he engaged in the insurance business, in which he is still engaged. Mr. Rohr is now manager for the German Life Insurance Company of New York, and president of the Erie Fire insurance Company of Buffalo.

Our County and its people
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The Boston History Company, Publishes 1898


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