Biographical History of Massachussetts; Biographies and Autobiographies of the Leading Men in the State Volume 1

Biographical History of Massachussetts; Biographies and Autobiographies of the Leading Men in the State Volume 1

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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. 1911 edition. Excerpt: ...In a few years he was admitted to partnership, and in 1885 bought out the interest of L. C. Chase & Company, and became the head of the house, admitting to partnership his brother, Frank Hopewell, and Mr. O. F. Kendall, and at the same time became treasurer of Sanford Mills, the large manufacturing enterprise resulting from the business alliance of L. C. Chase & Company, and Thomas Goodall, of Sanford, manufacturers of mohair plush robes and blankets. Mr. Hopewell has been identified with many interests outside of his business, and has held many positions of responsibility and trust, being president of the Reading Rubber Manufacturing Company, president of the Electric Goods Manufacturing Company, a large electrical manufacturing corporation of Boston and Canton, Massachusetts, director in the National Bank of Redemption, and First National Bank, and he has served as director and officer in many other industrial corporations. He has always been interested in political questions, especially in subjects connected with the manufacturing interests of New England. He was one of the organizers of the Home Market Club, of Boston, and has been a member of the executive committee or a director ever since its organization, also a director of the Boston Merchants' Association. He represented his district in the General Court of Massachusetts in 1892; declined to be a candidate for the Republican nomination as Representative to the Fifty-third Congress; was a delegate to the Republican National Convention, which met in St. Louis in 1896, JOHN HOPEWELL and has traveled extensively in this country and Europe. His club membership has included, besides the Home Market Club, the Cambridge Club and the Cambridge Republican Club, of both of which he...show more

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  • Paperback | 76 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 154g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236757130
  • 9781236757135