Famous Americans That Grew Up In East Aurora, NY
I grew up in East Aurora, NY. My father used to call our great little town "paradise" and "Western New York's best kept secret." Although EA may not be the small town it once was, there are still some historical secrets that you may not know.
Here are three famous people that are from East Aurora, NY. Do you recognize these names?
Mr. Jacobs is the current owner of the Boston Bruins and is one of the richest people in the world. The Jacobs still own an estate in East Aurora.
That's right! East Aurora was the home of the 13th President of the United States! President Fillmore's home in East Aurora still stands, and he is also known for his work in starting up The University of Buffalo!
Seymour H. Knox III
Mr. Knox was the first owner and co-founder of the Buffalo Sabres. He was the person that came up with the idea for the Sabre as the name/logo for the team that got its start in 1970.