Biography of Charles A. Kinne

Kinne, Charles A., p. o. Pembroke, N. Y., was born in Corfu, N. Y., August 28, 1842, received an academic education, and his early life was devoted to farming. In 1869 he was appointed station agent of the Batavia and Tonawanda branch of the N. V. C. & H. R. R. R. at Pembroke, and at the same time was a dealer in produce, until 1885. He has been supervisor of his township five years and magistrate two terms. He was appointed deputy collector of internal revenue and served three years and three months under Cleveland's first administration; in November, 1893, he was reappointed, serving until the present time, 1893. In politics he is a thorough Democrat. In 1865 Mr. Kinne married Maggie Buxton of Pembroke; they have one son, Ernest C., who is practicing law in Buffalo. N. Y. Mr. Kinne's father, Jonas W. Kinne, was born in Corfu, N. Y., February 21, 1818, and died January 20, 1399; he was educated in the schools of that early day and was always a farmer; he married Maria Long of Pembroke; they had two children: Charles A. and Augusta M., who married Wilder E. Sumner of Corfu; they have one daughter, Ina M. Jonas W. Kinue's father, Jonas Kinne, was born in Rupert, Vt., in 1786, and came here with the Darrow family in 1807; he married Hannah Darrow; they had six children: Electa, William, Randolph, Royal W., Jonas and Julia, who died at the age of five years. Mr. Jonas Kinne died in 1822 and his widow in 1837.

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