Biography of F. E. Colburn
Orleans County, NY Biographies





Colburn, F. E., born in Albion, October 30, 1858. He started out in life in the printing business, and in 1876 embarked in the project of a portable printing office. He sold out to his partner and went into the boot and shoe business with Henry Styles, under the firm name of Colburn & Styles. In 1881 he sold out to Mr. Styles and went into the boot and shoe business in Rochester. and two years later he became manager for G. W. Ingalls & Co. of their Medina branch. In 1893 that house failed and Mr. Colburn went into business for himself. June 15, 1881, he married Ida Louise Griswold, and they have three children: Florence, Corinne, and Claribel. Mr. Colburn's father is Caleb Colburn, and his mother Elizabeth (Hill) Colburn.

From:
Landmarks of Orleans County, New York
Edited by: Hon. Isaac C. Signor
Assisted by: H. P. Smith and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1894


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