Biography of Ferdinand M. Winkler

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Winkler, Ferdinand M., Buffalo, was born in Stargard, Mecklenburg, Germany, January 31, 1848, a son of George and Sophia (Lackman) Winkler, who came to America in 1855, settling in Buffalo. He obtained his education in the public schools of Buffalo, and then removed to Milwaukee, Wis., where he entered the service of William Fischer. who was engaged in the crockery and earthenware business. Subsequently he learned the pattern and model making trade, at which he worked six years. In 1888 he returned to Buffalo and engaged in the crockery business on his own account, locating on Genesee street, where he now successfully conducts a large establishment. He is a member of the Jobbers of Crockery Association.

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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