Biography of Burton L. Sheldon


Sheldon, Burton L., Buffalo, proprietor of Hotel Broezel, is the son of Loomis and Sarah (Beebe) Sheldon, natives respectively of Oneida county and Monroe county, N. Y. He was born in Parma, Monroe county, August 1, 1836, and received his education in the academies at Albion and Homer. He was associated with his father on the farm and in dealing in produce and horses for fifteen years, after which he removed to Rochester and became proprietor of the old National Hotel and later of the Clinton (now the Livingston) House. In 1887 he came to Buffalo to assume the proprietorship of the Hotel Broezel, which was burned in 1888 and rebuilt in 1891. Mr. Sheldon has made this one of the best and most popular hotels in Western New York. He is a member of the Buffalo Club and Buffalo Yacht Club, and as a citizen is highly respecfed and esteemed. In December, 1861, he married Emma J. Fall, and they have two sons.

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The Boston History Company, Publishes 1898


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