Bush Families in Buffalo

Myron P. Bush

1819-1885

Photo source: Buffalo's Delaware Avenue: Mansions and Families, by Edward T. Dunn

Residence:   762 Delaware Avenue (NW at Summer)  - Photo #1 - Photo #2

Bio: In 1842 (1844?) Bush and George Howard opened a tannery on Chicago Street.

Bio: Incorporator and one of the first directors of the Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company; took part in Abraham Lincoln's funeral cortege in Buffalo

Bio: Married Margaret Westervelt. Children:  Margaret, John Westervelt, George.

Bio - Buffalo's Delaware Avenue: Mansions and Families, by Edward T. Dunn
John Westervelt Bush

1844-1924

Son of Myron P. and Margaret Westervelt Bush

Photo source: Buffalo's Delaware Avenue: Mansions and Families, by Edward T. Dunn

Residences:
  • 1873-1896 -  #165 Summer.  165 Summer was then sold to the Hawks family, and then to Ganson Depew.

  • 1896-1903 - #762 Delaware.  Sold in 1903 and the house was torn down to make room for the Frank Goodyear House.

  • 1903 -  #6 Lincoln Parkway
When his education was over, he joined his father in Bush & Howard. When his father died in 1885, he took over the firm and retained it until 1887, when he sold out to George Howard and retired. (Buffalo's Delaware Avenue: Mansions and Families, by Edward T. Dunn)

Law partner with Myron P. Bush (1900 Census)

Daughter: Katherine

Katherine Bush Hotchkiss

Daughter of  John Westervelt Bush.

Katherine's husband, William Hotchkiss, and her brother, Myron P. Bush, were law partners.

Residence: 37 Oakland Place

Residence: 20 Lincoln Parkway
Myron P. Bush

Photo source: Who's Who in Buffalo, Pub. by The Buffalo Times, 1918.

Law partner with John W. Bush (1900 Census)

Myron was law partner with his brother-in-law, William Hotchkiss.



Residence: 14 Lincoln Parkway

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