Biography of Augustus A. Thompson


Thompson, Augustus A., Buffalo, son of Augustus P. and Matilda (Jones) Thompson, and grandson of Sheldon Thompson, the first mayor of the city of Buffalo elected by the people, was born July 18, 1865. He was educated in the public and private schools of Buffalo, and after leaving school accepted a position with the National Lead Company, which position he retained until 1892, when he accepted the position of secretary of the Buffalo Railway Supply Company, which he held until 1894, when he was appointed assistant secretary of the Board of Public Works, which position he still holds.

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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