Biography of William A. Acker

Acker, William A., was born in Tonawanda, February 12, 1856, son of George Acker, who was a native of Pennsylvania. He came to Tonawanda when quite a young man and engaged in railroading, and, in 1855, married Margaret Spies, and moved to Batavia about 1868. W. A. Acker was educated in the public schools and afterward took a position under his father as locomotive fireman, and -for the past eighteen years has filled the position of engineer. In 1878, he married Theresa, daughter of Charles Erdman; they have one daughter, Gertrude. Mr. Acker has made his own way in the world, and is a faithful, trusted man. He is awake to the advancement of schools and other public interests, and performs the duties of citizenship to the approbation of his fellow townsmen.

Our County and it's people
A descriptive work on Genesee County, New York
Edited by: F. W. Beers
J.W. Vose & Co., Publishers, Syracuse, N. Y. 1890



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