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Term: Buffalo

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Located on Lake Erie where it narrows into Niagara River; here explorer La Salle built ship in 1679; was French trading post in 1758, but abandoned; then settled by Seneca Indians, taken by Holland Land Company 19th cen.; expanded greatly after Civil War.BGN 1931 ranked 39th by population in the 1980 census

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American, born 1951
American, 1883 - 1941
American, 1891 - 1977
American, 1924 - 2005
American, 1926 - 2009