Boston of To-Day; A Glance at Its History and Characteristics. with Biographical Sketches and Portraits of Many of Its Professional and Business Men

Boston of To-Day; A Glance at Its History and Characteristics. with Biographical Sketches and Portraits of Many of Its Professional and Business Men

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1892 edition. Excerpt: ... and extension of Beacon street, giving to the city of Boston one of its most elegant boulevards. As chairman of the railroad committee, he reported and successfully advocated the passage of two important measures affecting the railroad and mercantile interests of the State, the consolidation of the Old Colony and the Boston & Providence Railroads, and the uniting of the larger and more important rival lines, the Boston & Maine and the Eastern Railroads. Mr. Olines enjoys the remarkable and unprecedented legislative record of never losing a bill which was reported by either of the three committees of which he was chairman. He has been connected with various literary and religious associations, his church relations being with the Unitarians. He is a member of the Central, Webcowitt, and Winter Hill Clubs of Somerville, and the Central, Middlesex, New England, Taylor, and Cereal Clubs of Boston. He is a member also of the Boston chamber of commerce. He has held office in the order of ()ld Fellows and the Knights of Honor; and is a Mason, Knight Templar degree. He has served in the militia as a private; has been president of the Republican city committee; member of the Republican State central committee; president of the Somerville common council, and overseer of the poor. Mr. Glines was married in Boston March 5, 1872, to Miss Frances C, daughter of Ziba P. and Nancy L. (Henderson) Hanks, of Augusta, Me. They have no children. Gooch, Joseph L., was born in Lyman, Me., Aug. 26, 1849. He came to Boston in 1870, and served three years as an apprentice to the mason's trade with T. J. Whidden. After another three years as a journeyman, he formed a partnership with William Bray, under the firm name of Gooch & Pray, which concern is now one of...show more

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  • Paperback | 280 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 503g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236594959
  • 9781236594952