The Illustrated Laconian; History and Industries of Laconia, N.H. Descriptive of the City and Its Manufacturing and Business Interests

The Illustrated Laconian; History and Industries of Laconia, N.H. Descriptive of the City and Its Manufacturing and Business Interests

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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. 1899 edition. Excerpt: ...of the town, and in March, 1884, he was elected moderator of Belmont and has since served the town in that capacity except when prevented by sickness, a part of the time being the choice of both parties. In January, 1885, he was appointed clerk of the supreme court for Belknap county, which office he still holds. Upon the organization of the City Savings bank in Laconia, in the spring of 1897, he was elected one of the trustees and has been re-elected since. He is also secretary of the Belknap County Bar association. In politics he is a Republican. December 9th, 1896, he married Minnie E. James, daughter of Orrin F. and Dora James of Campton. They have no children. Judge True W. Thompson. The subject of this sketch, True William Thompson, was born in the town of Durham, New Hampshire, on Aug. 15, 1841, in that part of thetown known as "Lovingland." His parents were Jacob Burleigh and Ann Carr Stilson Thompson, natives and li f e 1 o n g residents of that town. His parents are now deceased.Judge Thompson was reared on a farm. He was educated in the public schools of his native town and at Newmarket, N. H., closing his school days at the Cartland academy, Lee, N. H., under the tutorship of that well-known, practical educator, Moses A. Cartland. Both on the paternal and maternal sides Judge Thompson's ancestry were Revolutionary stock, both of his great grandfathers serving side by side in the War of the Revolution at Bunker Hill. His paternal ancestry were Scotch-Irish, while those of his mother were English. Her less remote ancestry were the Lord Judge True W. Thompson. family of Somersworth, N. H. Immediately after ending his school days he engaged in teaching suburban schools for four years, for which the trend of his efforts...show more

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  • Paperback | 76 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 154g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236758161
  • 9781236758163