Biography of Daniel Klock, Jr.
Rensselaer County, New York Biographies





Klock, Daniel, jr., was born in Seward, N, Y., November 27, 1836; he is of German descent; his father, Daniel Klock, was born in Montgomery county, N. Y., in 1817 and died in 1876. His mother, Catherine (France) Klock, daughter of Henry France, lived to be sixty five years old. Daniel, jr., attended the district school until sixteen years of age after which he worked on his father's farm for some time and entered the Richmondville Seminary in Schoharie county, N. Y., where he remained one year. He then went back with his father until he was twenty three and came to Troy and dealt in farm produce, brrrowing the money to carry on the business with. He later took an agency for a sewing machine. In December, 1865, he purchased from F. A. Plumb the rubber store at 190 River street, a small establishment doing from ten to twelve thousand dollars business per year. He only increased business as he increased his capital; from a small retail trade his business has increased and he is doing the largest business in the State outside of the city of New York. Mr. Klock is the president of the National Bank of Troy and is treasurer of the Troy Methodist Conference and trustee of the State M. E. church. He was president of the Rensselaer County Musical Association for twenty years. In 1893 he was married to Miss Minnie Vasey of Troy. In politics he is a staunch Republican. He is a member of the Masonic order, having attained the degree of Knight Templar.

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


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