Biography of Patrick Gleason





Gleason, Patrick, p. o. Le Roy, N. Y., was born in Le Roy. June 18, 1859. His father, Michael Gleason, was a native of Ireland and came to Genesee county in 1850; his. wife was Mary, daughter of Thomas Mackey, and their children were Patrick, Thomas and Katherine. Mr. Gleason died March 9, 1872, and his wife July 5, 1889. Patrick Gleason was educated in the common schools and afterwards worked in the produce business. In 1886 he engaged in the coal and produce business for himself. In 1888 Mr. Gleason married Mary F., daughter of Robert Moody; they are the parents of Mary. who died in 1892: Agnes, Robert and Philip. Mr. Gleason now has one of the largest cold storage establishments in Western New York, having two large refrigerator machines; large quantities of fruit are brought here from different States. He has branch offices in a number of other towns in this State. He also owns a very large bean elevator, handling about a quarter million bushels a year and employing 150 people.



Source:
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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