Biography of John W. Mullen

Mullen, John W., p. o. Morganville, was born in the town of Stafford. N. Y., September 17, 1854. His father, William Mullen. was a native of North Devonshire, England, born December 1. 1828; he emigrated to Genesee county in 1851, where he carried on farming; he married Elizabeth Ford of North Devonshire. England, in 1852, who was born September 5, 1822. John W. Mullen was educated in the common schools and Batavia Union School. He engaged in farming and later, in 1883, took up carpenter and joiner work. He was justice of the peace for four years, and in 1896 was elected supervisor and re-elected in 1898; he has also been a member for Stafford of the Republican County Committee for eight years. Mr. Mullen was married to Iola E., daughter of Ira and Adeline Austin, February 28, 1888. Mrs. Mullen was born in Cowlesville, Wyoming county, May 12, 1861; her father was born in the town of Darien, Genesee county, February 13, 1816, and her mother in the town of Le Roy, May 12, 1836. Mr. and Mrs. Mullen have two sons: Ralph W.. burn December 8, 1889. and Lloyd J., born September 5, 1891. Mr. Mullen is one of Stafford's representative business men, of sound integrity, and has always aided in promoting the best interests or his town.

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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