Biography of Benjamin J. Wheattall


Wheattall, Benjamin J., Tonawanda, descends from an old English family. He is a son of Henry and Elizabeth (Harrison) Wheattall, and was born near Titusville, Pa., October 2, 1846. After attending the district schools and the State Normal School at Edinboro, he served an apprenticeship at the carpenter's trade, and became a contractor and builder. In 1888 he removed to Tonawanda, Erie county, where he has since been engaged in the building and contracting business. He was a member of the village Board of Trustees in 1895 and 1896, and is now serving his third year as a justice of the peace. Mr. Wheattall is a member of Tonawanda Lodge, No. 247, F. & A. M., of Niagara River Lodge, No. 527, I. O. O. F., and of the Empire Knights of Relief. March 16, 1881, he married Emma J., daughter of Neven and Sarah Nugent of Buffalo. and they have one daughter, Gertrude G.

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Edited by: Truman C. White
The Boston History Company, Publishes 1898


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