Biography of George Moore Stowe


Stowe, George Moore, Buffalo, is a descendant of the old English Stowes, who were granted a coat of arms in 1661; his early ancestors in America settled in New England as early as 1670 He is a son of William Rufus and Eunice E. (Kinney) Stowe, was born in Brooklyn, N. Y., June 5, 1848, and obtained his education in the public schools of his native city and at Canandaigua Academy. He was engaged jn various mercantile pursuits, principally banking, until 1879, after which he spent several years in the West. He finally removed to Buffalo, where he is well known in connection with the Bank of Buffalo, of which he became paying teller and where he was afterward associated with the Third National Bank. In 1888 he accepted his present position as manager of the Buffalo Granolithic Paving Company, one of the largest concerns of the kind in Western New York. Mr. Stowe has also been president of the Orchard Park Dairy Company and Jewett Stock Farm since its organization as a stock company in 1891. In September, 1874, he married Helen, daughter of the late James Locke of Gowanda. N. Y., and their children are George Moore, Jr., Franklin D. L., John Gurney and Helen.

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