Biography of George Roos
Erie County, NY Biographies


Roos, George. -Among the leading horse dealers of East Buffalo, none is more conspicuous than George Roos. While not a native born Buffalonian, he has spent almost his entire life in that city. His first business experience was with his father, who established the now famous "Iroquois Brewery," and he remained with him until 1863, when he succeded his father in business, at the same time establishing himself in the horse business, which is now one of the leading concerns at the East Buffalo horse market The firm of George Roos & Son handle annually over one thousand head of horses. Mr. Roos is a son of Jacob and Regina (Bergtold) Roos, who came from France to Buffalo in 1829. November 6, 1853, Mr. Roos married Julia Debolt of Buffalo, N. Y.

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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