George S. Buck
|George S. Buck|
|Portrait of George S. Buck|
|Mayor of Buffalo|
|Preceded by||Louis P. Fuhrmann|
|Succeeded by||Frank X. Schwab|
|Born||February 10, 1875
|Died||July 5, 1931
Buffalo, New York
|Spouse(s)||Ellen Louise Hussey|
George Sturgess Buck (1875–1931) was Mayor of the City of Buffalo, New York, serving 1918–1922. He was born in Chicago, Illinois on February 10, 1875, and moved to Buffalo the following year. He graduated from Buffalo's Central High School in 1892, and received a B. A. from Yale University in 1896. He graduated from the Buffalo Law School in 1898, and was admitted to the bar the same year. He married Ellen Louise Hussey on October 6, 1903.
He was elected Mayor on November 6, 1917, as the Republican candidate. During his term, he worked to avert a strike by the International Railway Company (I.R.C.). In addition, he was active throughout World War I in fostering patriotism and aided the various war organizations in any way he could. Buck lost his bid for re-election on November 8, 1921. After his term as mayor was over, he returned to his law practice and became a director of the Buffalo City Planning Association. He died on July 5, 1931, and was buried in Forest Lawn Cemetery .
Louis P. Fuhrmann
|Mayor of Buffalo, NY
Frank X. Schwab
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