Biography of Frank Rumsey


Rumsey, Frank, Buffalo, was born at Cattaraugus, Cattaraugus county, N. Y., July 16, 1854, and was educated at the Union Free School and Forestville Academy. He taught school several terms before his majority in the country school districts of his native county. In 1876 he began the study of law in the office of Hiram M. Herrick at Cattaraugus, and in the fall of 1877 he went into the office of Cary & Jewell, Olean, N. Y. He was admitted to the bar at Buffalo, June, 1879. October 1, 1879, he married Emma F., daughter of Charles S. Cary, and they have one son, Charles Cary Rumsey, born May 8. 1888. From the fall of 1879 to the fall of 1889 he practiced law at Olean as a partner of Charles S. Cary. He removed to Buffalo in 1889 and on November 1 of that year was appointed general solicitor of the Western New York & Pennsylvania Railway Company, which position he still fills. As such official he has general charge of all the law matters of the company named.

Our County and its people
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Edited by: Truman C. White
The Boston History Company, Publishes 1898


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