A Modern History of New London County, Connecticut Volume 2

A Modern History of New London County, Connecticut Volume 2

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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. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ...he is a Republican, and fraternally, a member of the Arcanum Club since 1890, and a member of the Chelsea Boat Club, serving for many years as treasurer. On April 5, 1893, Mr. Church married Harriet C. Briggs, born January 17, 1872, daughter of Horace A. and Esther (Green) Briggs, of Norwich. To this union has been born two children: Natalie N., who died at the age of ten years; and Kenneth Briggs, who graduated from Clark College in 1920, and then entered Clark University, and is now employed as a chemist at the Aspinook Company, Jewett City. ARTHUR H. BREWER--In May, 1922, Arthur H. Brewer, president of the Thames National Bank, of Norwich, celebrated the seventy-fourth anniversary of his natal day, and amid the scenes in which his most useful life began, --Norwich, Connecticut. No man ever lived in the city of Norwich whose life has been more persistently devoted to the business interests of the city, as merchant, manufacturer and banker. The mercantile, industrial and financial history of Norwich could not be written, and the career of Arthur H. Brewer be omitted, neither could the history of several leading corporations of the city be chronicled, truly, without a great deal of space being given to the following: The Edward Chappell Company, coal and lumber, one of the largest and oldest businesses of its kind in Eastern Connecticut; the Hopkins and Allen Arms Company; the Shetucket Company; the Falls Company; the Ashland Cotton Company (Jewett City); the Ponemah Mills; the Norwich Savings Society, the oldest of financial institutions in Norwich; the Thames National Bank, the largest of all New London county banks; and a dozen others, In which he has held or holds official position. So, too, there would be blank pages were his name and his..show more

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  • Paperback | 266 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 14mm | 481g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123660590X
  • 9781236605900