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The History of Buffalo’s First Ward – Speaker: Timothy Bohen

Posted on: | by Scott Hollander |

Tim Bohen, author of Against the Grain, The History of Buffalo’s First Ward, will be speaking at the University at Buffalo Libraries on December 11th, 2012. Tim, a first-time Buffalo author, has written a comprehensive history of Buffalo’s First Ward and its colorful characters. Copies of Against the Grain will be available for purchase and for the author to sign. This event is open to the public and is FREE.

December 11th, 2012 @ 6pm
The Poetry Collection, University at Buffalo
420 Capen Hall, Buffalo, NY 14260


About the Author

Timothy Bohen is a business professional and amateur historian who lives in the city of Buffalo with his wife Kimberly Blessing. Various members of his paternal family (the Bohens, Driscolls, Roches, Brinkworths, and Coughlins) lived in the First Ward of Buffalo from 1849 to 1949.

Bohen was born in Buffalo, and raised in Rockville, MD and East Aurora, NY. He graduated from East Aurora High School and then SUNY Geneseo. He later obtained an MBA from Canisius College.

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