Biography of John Glade

Glade, John, is a native of Westphalia, Germany, and was born February 12, 1843. He learned the trade of carpenter in his native country, and emigrated to this country in 1868, taking up his residence in Batavia, which has since been his home. Not long after his arrival here he joined with John Dellinger in a copartnership under the name of Dellinger & Glade and engaged in contracting and building and other enterprises. They erected the Walker block, Richmond Hotel, Moynihan block, Richmond Memorial Library building, convent and rectory for St. Joseph's church, Uebele block, West Main Street school house, many stores and business houses and numerous private residences in Batavia and vicinity. They purchased the Bryan Seminary on Main street, which street they improved, naming it Dellinger avenue, making it one of the finest resident streets in Batavia. The partnership was dissolved in 1891. Mr. Glade forming another partnership in 1892 with John Pickert, as Glade &Pickert; this relation continued until 1894, since which date Mr. Glade has carried on business alone. He is the leading builder of the county, and well entitled to the position he has won in business circles and to the good will of his acquaintances. In 1869 Mr. Glade was married to Minnie Geise of Batavia. The children of this union are John, George, Frank, Leo, Mary and Clara.

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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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