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Rhode Island - three centuries of democracy vol 3

Biography of Albert Sidney Almy

To the notable group of Americans who have contributed most to the progress which has made this one of the most remarkable periods in the history of mankind belongs the late Albert Sidney Almy, of Bristol, Rhode Island, by virtue of his lifelong connection with shipbuilding. To the improvement of water craft he gave his …

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Biography of Richard Stanley Smith

A resident of Warren, Rhode Island, for many years, Richard Stanley Smith has risen to an important place in the life of this community. He has freely given his services in the public interest as town clerk, filling this position with efficiency and success for almost two decades. Mr. Smith was born at Wellfleet, Massachusetts, …

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Biography of Horace Williams Tinkham

After an outstanding career in the industrial field of Rhode Island for a quarter of a century, where he came to be one of the leading manufacturers in the State, Horace Williams Tinkham, of Warren, abandoned that occupation and engaged in agriculture. The wonderful versatility of his mental endowments was here displayed, for he quickly …

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Biography of Howard E. Aylsworth

Prominent in the business life of Warren, Rhode Island, and known throughout this and neighboring New England communities, Howard E. Aylsworth holds a place of leadership among his fellowmen in the commercial world. The particular business in which he is most active is the automobile accessories trade, but he extends his activities into numerous other …

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Biography of John C. Howland

Native and lifelong resident of Warren, Rhode Island, John C. Howland is now manager of the Duitt Manufacturing Company, an enterprise established originally by his father. Though still in his ’twenties, Mr. Howland has proved himself a capable executive and business man, and his services have been of real value to his company which ranks …

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Biography of David C. Black

After serving valiantly in the commercial army of Rhode Island for more than thirty years, during which he contributed much to the general prosperity through his activities, David C. Black, of Warren, interested himself in realty development and upon that feature left a deep and favorable impress. The labor of his latter years he pleases …

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Biography of Ebenezer Tiffany

The name of Tiffany is one of the oldest and best known in Barrington, Rhode Island, where several generations of the family have participated in business and public affairs. Ebenezer Tiffany has lived up to the family traditions in both respects and has long served as town treasurer. Ebenezer Tiffany was born in Barrington, April …

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Biography of William Merrick Chapin

Missionary, educator, philanthropist, William Merrick Chapin was one of the most beloved clergymen of New England, where he had labored in the vineyard of God for more than forty years, his home having been in Barrington from the year 1879 until 1921. Sincere and devout, he was in the truest sense a lover of his …

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Biography of Donat P. Fortier

Versatility of accomplishment is a notable feature of the comparatively brief career of Donat P. Fortier, of Warren, who has not only shown himself to be a good business man and a qualified and practical telegrapher, but has also acquitted himself creditably in public office and in the military service. All of these have covered …

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