Biography of Hon. Henry L. Steiner


Steiner, Hon. Henry L., Newstead, p. o. Akron, was born in Cheektowaga, June 26, 1863. His father. Christian Steiner, with his wife, Fredericka, came from Germany and settled in the above town, where they became prominent among the farmers of those days. Christian Steiner died in 1866, and the family moved soon after his death to the town of Newstead. where the mother is still living. They had six children, of whom Henry L. was the fifth. After the change of residence Henry L. was sent to the Clarence Academy, where he acquired the foundations of his education. After completing his course there he entered the German and English college at Galena, Ill., and from there he went to the Northern Indiana Normal School, graduating in both the normal and law deparment. After graduating in 1888 Mr. Steiner returned to Akron and entered upon the pratice of law, in which he has attained unusual prominence. At the outset of his career Mr. Steiner took a deep interest in the Republican party of his town and county, and almost every year since he has had honors in the way of political offices conferred upon him. In 1889 he was elected town clerk, which position he continued to hold until 1894, when be was elected to represent his town in the Board of Supervisors, and in the fall of 1895 received the nomination and election as member of assembly and was re-elected by a largely increased majority in 1896. In 1890 he married Clara B., daughter of W. L. and Samantha J. Paxon.

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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