Joseph Wagner (Brooklyn)
The family emigrated to the United States in 1856, and settled in Newark, New Jersey. In 1868, Wagner removed to Brooklyn and became a carpenter. In 1875, he opened his own business as a carpenter, builder and contractor. Later he became a general contractor and executed public works of large proportions in Brooklyn.
He was Messenger to the Board of Aldermen of Brooklyn from 1881 to 1883; and Superintendent of the Truant Home from 1883 to 1884.
- Official New York from Cleveland to Hughes by Charles Elliott Fitch (Hurd Publishing Co., New York and Buffalo, 1911, Vol. IV; pg. 364f)
- FOR SENATORS FROM KINGS in NYT on October 10, 1900
- New York Red Book by Edgar L. Murlin (1903; pg. 99f)
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