Biography of Frank Richardson

Richardson, Frank, was born in Schuylerville, Saratoga county, N. Y., November 1, 1851, a son of Phineas Richardson, a prominent contractor on public works. Mr. Richardson was educated in the public and private schools and was engaged on public works for some years. In 1886 he came to Batavia and engaged in the hardware business. He was one of the organizers and incorporators of the Batavia Carriage Wheel Co., of which he was made president; this is one of the prosperous and valuable adjuncts of Batavia's manufacturing interests, with a capacity of one hundred sets of wheels per day and employing about eighty men. Mr. Richardson possesses keen foresight, financial ability of a high order, is careful but enterprising, and is in every sense a valuable citizen. In 1883 Mr. Richardson was married to Emma Johnson, who died in 1887, survived by one son, Rufus J. On the 11th day of July, 1899, he was married to Miss Elizabeth K. Cavanaugh of Batavia.

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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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