Biography of Gibson T. Williams


Williams, Gibson T., Buffalo, son of George L. and Annie (Addicks) Williams, was born January 30, 1870, in Buffalo, N. Y., where he received his preliminary education in private schools. He prepared for college at Phillips Exeter Academy and and was graduated from Harvard University in 1891, receiving the degree of A. B. He then began the study of law in the office of Worthington C. Miner, but subsequently entered the wholesale shoe house of O. R, Ramsdell, Sweet & Co., with whom he remained until 1895, being their general manager during the last two years. In 1895, Mr. Williams formed a copartnership with Charles B. Mitchell, under the firm name of Williams & Mitchell, and engaged in the insurance business. This firm still continues as organized, and represents many prominent fire insurance companies. Mr. Williams is a member of the Lodge of Ancient Landmarks No. 441, F. & A. M. He was married on April 21, 1897, to Miss Alice Carriers Perew. daughter of Frank Perew, of Buffalo.

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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