Representative Men and Old Families of Southeastern Massachusetts; Containing Historical Sketches of Prominent and Representative Citizens and Genealogical Records of Many of the Old Families Volume 1

Representative Men and Old Families of Southeastern Massachusetts; Containing Historical Sketches of Prominent and Representative Citizens and Genealogical Records of Many of the Old Families Volume 1

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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. 1912 edition. Excerpt: ... school he was associated with his father in under the firm name of Dickerson & Spence, the leather business for twenty years. He then of New York and New Jersey. He is now retired from that line, and became engaged in associated with his brother, John J. Spence, in shoe manufacturing in Brockton. In 1901 business in Rockland. Mr. Spence riiarried he became a member of the J. W. Terhune Mary G. Doherty, and has two children, John Shoe Company, and in 1904 he bought the W., born March 26, 1903; and James Rayentire business and moved it to Rockland, buy-mond, born Feb. 13, 1905. ing the plant of the J. S. Turner Shoe Com-/ pany, at Howard and Park streets. Many HORACE ALDEN KEITH, founder of the improvements were made in the plant, making Brockton Webbing Company, one of the sucit thoroughly modern in every respect. Mr. cessful and thriving industries of Brockton, Spence became president and treasurer of.the and one of that city's enterprising and procompany. In 1906 he purchased the business gressive business men, is a descendant on both of the Rockland Welting Company, and is also his paternal and maternal sides of historic old interested in the Stone Leather Company, of New England ancestry. Mr. Keith was born Brockton. He is also an officer and one of the in West Bridgewater May 25, 1862, eldest son principal owners of the Albert Culver Coal of the late Henry Snell and Thalia (Alden) Company, of Rockland. By his keen foresight Keith. The ancestral line of the branch of and business sagacity Mr. Spence has built up the Keith family in this country to which a successful business as a manufacturer. Mr. Horace. Alden Keith belongs, and which folSpence was one of the organizers of the Rock-lows, is given in chronological order from the land...show more

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  • Paperback | 468 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 24mm | 830g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236585089
  • 9781236585080