Biography of William E. Waldorf
Steuben County, NY Biographies





Waldorf, William E., was born in the town of Richmondville, Schoharie county, N. Y., March 20, 1860. He was educated in the common schools and Utica Business College. His first occupation after leavmg school was bookkeeper for Bacon & Pillmore, of Rome, N. Y., which position was held by him for several years. In 1885 he became one of the proprietors of a general store in the village of New York Mills, under the firm name of Wilson & Waldorf. After conducting this business for two years, he sold out isis interest and entered the employ of the Pullman Palace Car Company, where he remained one year. After leaving the Pullman Company he accepted a position as cashier for the Wells, Fargo Express Company, at Hornellsville, N. Y. The spring of 1891 he resigned, to accept a position as bookkeeper with the Hornellsville Water Company. In June, 1893, he was elected a member of the board of directors, and made superintendent, which positions he now holds. He has been a member of the Masonic fraternity since 1890, Hornellsville Lodge 331, F. & A. M.; Steuben Chapter 101, R. A. M.; Hornellsville Council 35, R. and S. M.; DeMolay Commardery 22, Knights Templar; and has for the past four years acted as organist for all the Masonic lodges in the city of Hornellsville; also is recorder of Hornellsville Council 35, R. and S. M., and DeMolay Commandery 22, Knights Templar; a member of Orient Tent 21, K. O. T. M.; Samuel Campbell Council 1090, Royal Arcanum; and Park Methodist Church. February 10, 1886, he married Lizzie J. Hughes, of New York Mills, by whom he has three children: William Edward, jr., Walter H., and Mable Edna.

From:
Landmarks of Steuben County, New York
Edited by: Hon. Harlo Hakes
Assisted by: L. C. Aldrich and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1896


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