Charles Gilbert Peterson
|Charles Gilbert Peterson|
January 31, 1848|
Mount Morris, New York
|Died||October 3, 1918
Lockport, New York
|Alma mater||Cornell University|
|Home town||Lockport, New York|
|Religion||Dutch Reform Church|
|Spouse(s)||Jennie Zimroda Gray Lapham|
Rebecca Lapham Peterson (Charles) Gilbert Peterson
Charles Gilbert Peterson (January 31, 1848 - October 3, 1918), was an American contractor from Lockport, New York. He was an associate in Peterson & Sons with his father, Gilbert Peterson and brother, Jesse Peterson. The company executed such contracts as the waterworks of Toledo, Ohio and Grand Rapids, Michigan along with a reservoir in Washington, D.C. He was Mayor of Lockport in 1896 - 1897. Peterson along with Sterling H. Bunnell, held a patent on the Furnace Charging Apparatus.
On April 27, 1881, Peterson married Jennie Zimroda Gray Lapham in Syracuse, NY. They had three children, Rebecca Lapham Peterson, (Charles) Gilbert Peterson and Jennie Gray Peterson. He is the grandfather of Charles Sterling Bunnell.
- Lockport (N.Y.). Revised Charter and Ordinances of the City of Lockport. Lockport, N.Y.: Press of Roberts Bros. Co, 1913.
- Cornell University, David Kaser, Otto Kinkeldey, Louis E. Martin, Stephen A. McCarthy, J. Gormly Miller, and Alain Seznec. Cornell University Library Records. 1868.