BUFFINGTON, William. is the brother and partner of Cyrus F. Buffington. He was born in Uniontown, March 18, 1845. He took the ordinary course of instruction at the schools of Uniontown, after which he worked for three years on the farm. He spent one year at the millwright trade, and then worked at the coal breakers for two years. He has been in partnership with his brother in the carriage building business since 1866.
William Buffington was married, at Berrysburg, in 1861, to Catherine A. Souder, born in Montgomery county, Pa. Their children are: William W., a mechanic; Harry, residing at Shamokin; Anna, and John, died young. Mr. Buffington is a Republican. In business capacity and elements of character that secure success, as well as in personal worth, he is a good match for his excellent brother and partner, and is his peer in the social realm. He is a member of the United Brethren church.
Historical Review of Dauphin County