Biography of Frank H. Tanger
FROM OUR COUNTY AND ITS PEOPLE
A DESCRIPTIVE WORK ON JEFFERSON COUNTY, NEW YORK
EDITED BY: EDGAR C. EMERSON
THE BOSTON HISTORY COMPANY, PUBLISHERS 1898

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Tanger, Frank H., son of Charles and Frederick (Hayes) Tanger, was born in Attica, Wyoming county, January 27, 1872. His parents still reside in Attica. He has two brothers and three sisters: Edwin C., of the Post-Express, Rochester; Frederick C., station agent for the R., W. & O. railroad at Rochester; Emma, wife of F. C. Barker of Columbus, Ohio: Mildred and Nellie D., who reside at home. Mr. Tanger's maternal grandfather, Charles Hayes, served on the staff of General Blucher and witnessed the downfall of Napoleon Bonaparte at the memorable battle of Waterloo. Mr. Tanger was educated at the high school at Attica, where he taught school for two years and in 1891 was appointed to a position in the baggage depot of the N. Y. C. at Buffalo, which he relinquished to accept a position as block operator on the Buffalo division of the N. Y., L. E. & Western, in 1894 he received an appointment to a position in the service of the Norfolk & Western railroad at Columbus, Ohio, where he remained two years. Mr. Tanger was appointed to his present position first as telegraph operator and afterward to his present office, that of station agent, which position he fills to the credit of himself and the satisfaction of the road and its patrons. He is a member of Court Brownville No. 561, of Brownville.

 

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