Biography of Robert B. Pease





Pease, Robert B., was born in Avon, N. Y., February 23, 1835, a son of Alvin and Caroline (Chase) Pease. He came to Batavia with his parents when eight years of age and was educated in the public schools. He engaged in the hardware business in partnership with H. K. Buell in 1865, under the firm name of Pease & Buell, and purchased his partner's interest in 1886 and has since conducted the business alone. Mr. Pease is a public spirited man, has served as trustee of the village five years, member of the school board sixteen years, president of the board of trade three years, and has always sought to advance the best interests of his town. He married Mary, daughter of Edmund and Dorcas Bainbridge of Wyoming county, in November, 1862, and their children are Mrs. Frances C. Steele, wife of Oren C. Steele; Fred A., of Batavia; and Mrs. Maud E. Bowman, wife of Frank Bowman of Buffalo. Mr. Pease's father, who still survives, was sheriff of Genesee county from 1857 to 1860.



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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