Biography of William Connor
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Connor, William, was born in Troy, October 1, 1856. He is a son of John and Mary Connor. William was educated in the common schools, succeeded to the business of manufacturing printer's ink, paints and colors in 1877, since which date the growth of the enterprise has been steady and important; the present spacious works, 677-681 River street, first occupied January 1, 1889, comprise a large three story building containing all the latest machinery for the manufacture of paint, and employs abott fifty people in the extensive factory. Mr. Connor is a practical manufacturer with an experience in the paint trade for many years, and has established branch offices at 9 Peck Slip, New York, 243 Lake street, Chicago, 409-411 North Twelfth street, St. Louis, and Toronto, Ont. Mr. Connor is held in the highest estimation for his progressive and liberal business methods, as well as his sterling personal worth.

From:
Landmarks of Rensselaer County
BY: George Baker Aaderson
Published By: D. Mason & Co. Publishers
Syracuse, NY 1897


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