Biography of Charles A. Kibbe of Batavia, NY

Charles A. Kibbe, of "Kibbe's farm advertising agency," established in 1875, is a native of Fulton County, N. Y., and son of Nathaniel S. Kibbe, who came to Batavia in 1870. Previous to living here Charles A. was engaged in the glove and mitten business at Gloversville, N. Y. He has made a great success of his real estate business, his sales the past three years amounting to $2.000,000, and a total of $8,000,000. He handles property all over the United States. He makes a specialty of advertising, having spent in all over $26,000 for that purpose, or about $2,000 per year. He has about 500 cooperative agents in the United States. Mr. Kibbe has opened a branch office in room 1, No. 8 State street, Rochester, with W. P. Hawkins as manager. His work is strictly a commission one. He originated this "new idea" of dealing in farm properties, and has proved it to be a success. Mr. Kibbe is one of the energetic business men of the town; an active mover in all enterprises to build up the place by the introduction of new manufactures.

Gazetteer and Biographical Record
of Genesee County, New York
Edited by: F. W. Beers
J.W. Vose & Co., Publishers, Syracuse, N. Y. 1890



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