Mr. Buffaloe

Display Name: 
Mr. Buffaloe
Sort Name: 
Buffaloe, Mr.
Race: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Class: 
Lower Class
Rank: 
Minor
Vitality: 
Alive
Occupation: 
Production
Specific Job: 
Electric Engineer
Biography: 

A "dreamy myopic gentian-eyed mechanical wizard," Mr. Buffaloe is the electric engineer who maintains the town's power plant (25). His passion for the first automobile to appear in Jefferson is that of an engineer: he takes it apart "to find out why it ran" (27) and a year later builds one himself. When it is banned from the streets, he converts "an area of open land behind his house" into "a fair motordrome," or test track, where he can continue to drive it (29). An "apparently inexhaustible reservoir of surprises and capabilities," he pulls a gun when Boon attempts to take that first car away from him (27).

Property Status: 
owns land
owns house
Individual or Group: 
Individual
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