John B. Alley

John B. Alley

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. John Bassett Alley was a businessman and politician who served as a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts. Born in Lynn, Massachusetts, Alley attended the common schools and Phillips Academy Andover. At the age of fourteen was apprenticed to work for a shoemaker. Alley was released at nineteen. He moved to Cincinnati, Ohio, in 1836. Freighted merchandise up and down the Mississippi River. He returned to Lynn, Massachusetts in 1838 and entered the shoe manufacturing business. He established a hide and leather house in Boston in 1847. He served as member of the first Board of Aldermen of Lynn, Massachusetts in 1850. He served as member of the Governor's council 1847-1851. He served in the State senate in 1852. He served as member of the constitutional convention of 1853show more

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  • Paperback | 88 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 141g
  • Commun
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136732831
  • 9786136732831