Found his obituary. The uniform was originally bought in Buffalo.
I am X'ing out his name to foil Google searches. Buffalo News, The (NY) - December 14, 1991Deceased Name: XXXXXXXXXXXXX, OWNED MACHINE TOOL FIRM
A Memorial Mass for xxxxxxxx, 80, of Williamsville, retired owner of a machine tool company, will be offered at 11 a.m. Monday in St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church, 100 St. Gregory Court, Amherst. Burial is private.
xxxx died Friday (Dec. 13, 1991) in Hospice-Buffalo, Alden, after a six-month illness.
Born in Sioux City, Iowa, he attended the University of Iowa and moved to Buffalo in 1934 as a representative of International Milling Co.
During World War II, he was an infantry officer. He lost his left eye in the Battle of the Bulge and was captured and held prisoner by the Germans until liberated in 1945.
After the war he returned to Buffalo to open and operate Empire Feed and Grain Co.
In 1948, he founded EFCO Industries, a machine tool firm. He sold the company when he retired in 1990.
He was an avid golfer and had been a director of Park Country Club in Amherst and Cherry Hill Club in Ridgeway, Ont.
Surviving are his wife , a stepdaughter, a stepson, and seven grandchildren.
Edited by KASTAUFFER, 01 March 2011 - 10:30 AM.