Biography of Mathias Wagner

Wagner, Mathias, son of Mathias and Mary (Staple) Wagner, was born in the town Darien, Genesee county, N. Y., June 5 1853. His boyhood was passed on his father's farm and in the public schools. His first business experience was in Pittsburg, Pa., where he was employed in a hotel for two years. He then secured a position in a glass factory, where he remained for three years, at the end of which time he returned to Darien, where he has since been engaged in farming. On January 25, 1886, Mr. Wagner married Mary, daughter of Daniel and Frances (Rinhard) Mead, and they had six children: Mary, Joseph, Charles, Frances, Lauretta and Anna. Politically Mr. Wagner is an ardent Democrat and has held the offices of school trustee, pathmaster and other offices of minor importance. In all the official places thrust upon him by his fellow citizens he has acquitted himself to the entire satisfaction of all.

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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