Charles Vincent Fornes

Charles Vincent Fornes

Birth
Williamsville, Erie County, New York, USA
Death 22 May 1929 (aged 85)
Buffalo, Erie County, New York, USA
Burial Cheektowaga, Erie County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 7644703 · View Source
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US Congressman. He graduated from Union Academy in 1864, moved to Buffalo, New York, in 1866 and taught school. He was principal of a Buffalo public school for three years and established himself as a wholesale woolen merchant. Moving to New York City, in 1877, he engaged in business as a woolen importer, was president of the board of aldermen of New York City, plus was trustee and director of several banks and corporations. In 1907, he was elected as a Democrat to the Sixtieth, Sixty-first and Sixty-second Congresses, serving until 1913. Declining to be a candidate for re-nomination, he resumed his former business pursuits until his death at age 75.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 1 Jul 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7644703
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Charles Vincent Fornes (22 Jan 1844–22 May 1929), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7644703, citing United German and French Cemetery, Cheektowaga, Erie County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .