CHARLES M. VEILEY, merchant and Postmaster,
Mosiertown, was born March 26, 1855, in Munda, Livingston Co., N.Y. His
parents, Alonzo and Mercy Veiley moved to Crawford County, Penn., in
1865, and now live in Richmond Township. Our subject obtained his
education in the schools of the county. He married, October 27, 1880,
Miss Cora Wilber, born September 30, 1861, daughter of W. J. Wilber, of
Cussewago Township, this county, and to this union has been born one
child — Georgie May. In the spring of 1882 Mr. Veiley established a
general merchandise store in the Slocum Building, Mosiertown, and
purchased the building in January, 1884. He has here a full stock of dry
goods, groceries, hardware, boots and shoes, etc., and by strict
business and courtesy to his customers, he has built up a very large and
flourishing trade. Our subject was appointed Postmaster April 10, 1883,
which appointment he still holds. Mr. Veiley is a young business man of
much energy and enterprise; in politics he is a Republican.
History of Crawford County,
Pennsylvania: containing a
history of the county, its townships, towns, villages, schools,
churches, industries, etc., portraits of early settlers and prominent
men, biographies, history of Pennsylvania, statistical and miscellaneous
matter, Chicago: Warner, Beers & Co., 1885.
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