Biography of Lawrence Stanton
Orleans County, NY Biographies





Stanton, Lawrence, was born in Ireland in 1854, and came to America in 1871. He settled in Rochester and learned the trade of stonecutter. After remaining in that city four years he went to Canada and worked at his trade on the Welland Canal three years. He then went to Virginia and remained a short time. He next removed to Rhode Island, and from there to Canada a second time, where he remained a year and then returned to Albion. He shortly afterward came to Medina and worked at his trade for two and one half years, when he established himself in the grocery business in 1883. He has been very successful as a business man and is ably assisted by his wife, who is a thorough business women. Her maiden name was Kate Brennan, and she is a native of Detroit;, Mich. They were, married in 1880. Mrs. Stanton was the daughter of Patrick and Margaret (McMullen) Brennan. Our subject is a member of the C. M. B. A., of the County Central Committee, and is not only an active politician, but is a popular man in his party.

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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