Biography of William Roe
Wayne County, NY Biographies





Roe, William, born December14, 1834, is the second son of Willis and Flora S. Roe, of Wayne county. Daniel Roe, the paternal grandfather of William Roe, came to Butler from Connecticut in 1812, and was a man of much prominence. He died in 1852, at the age of ninety, leaving five sons and five daughters. William Roe was graduated from Wesleyan University in 1855, and after the study of law with Judge Collin, was admitted to the bar in 1862. He was for six years the partner of his former preceptor, Judge Collin, beginning an independent practice in 1868. Mr. Roe has a large legal business, and has been a member two years of the Democratic State Central Committee. He married, June 30, 1857, Sarah Dill, of Wolcott, and they have two sons and four daughters.

From:
Landmarks of Wayne County, New York
Edited by: Hon. George W. Cowles
Assisted by: H. P. Smith and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1895


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