The American Blue Book of Biography; Men of 1912-

The American Blue Book of Biography; Men of 1912-

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1913 edition. Excerpt: ...Canada. He has been pastor in Morris, N.Y., Mf. Auburn, Cincinnati and Toledo, Ohio, and Yonkers, N.Y. He has been president of the Ohio Baptist State Convention. He is now professor of the New Testament Interpretation, member of the Board of American Baptist Education Societies, and author of the Tillage of the Heart and other works. Hobbs, Franklin Warren, treasurer of the Arlington Mills, Lawrence; was born in Roxbury, Mass., Sept. 24, 1868; son of William and Mary (Cogswell) Hobbs; grandson of Francis and Mary (Marland) Cogswell. His immigrant ancesters included Joseph Hobbs of Bristol, England, who came to Watertown, Mass., in 1685, and John Cogswell, who came from England to Ipswich in 1635. He was graduated at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, S.B., 1889. He was instructor of mechanical engineering M.I.T., 1889-91, and in 1891 began his practical work as an engineer in the Arlington Mills, and in 1902 he was elected treasurer of the corporation, William Whitman having resigned that office to assume the presidency. He is a member and director of the Home Market Club of Boston: a member of the National Association of Wool Manufacturers; an original trustee and one of the state trustees of the Lowell Textile School; a director of the Arkwright Mutual Fire Insurance Company of the Masnomet Mills, and member and president of the National Association of Cotton Manufacturers. He is a member of the Arkwright, Technology and Union Clubs of Boston, and of the Country Club of Brookline, and was president of the Episcopalian Club. He is a trustee of the Cemetery of Mount Auburn. He married, May 31, 1892, Jane Hallett, daughter of William and Jane (Hallett) Whitman of Brookline, and they have four children. Hobbs, Joseph Oliver, ..show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 20mm | 685g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236860470
  • 9781236860477