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Rhode Island - three centuries of democracy vol 3

Biography of Oscar Elmond Barber

Town clerk at Carolina, Rhode Island, for almost a quarter of a century, Oscar Elmond Barber has given most of his active career to the service of the people of the community. He has filled this and other important offices with the greatest efficiency, to the complete satisfaction of the electorate and his own great …

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James Monroe Pendleton

Biography of James Monroe Pendleton

A distinguished family, of financial and social prominence, and an enviable civic career characterize James Monroe Pendleton and make him a significant factor in the development of Westerly, Rhode Island, where he makes his home. He is manager and director of what was formerly known as the National Niantic Bank and is now the Westerly …

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Biography of Hartzell R. Birch

Postmaster of Kingston, Rhode Island, since 1918, Hartzell R. Birch has discharged the duties of this position with proper efficiency and entire satisfaction to the community. He was born at Orange, Massachusetts, on November 21, 1876, a son of Sylvanus J. and Emma J. (Vosbergh) Birch, both parents being natives of New York State, and …

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Frank Hill

Biography of Frank Hill

After having taught school for several years following his graduation from college, Mr. Hill became associated with the Ashaway National Bank, Ashaway, Washington County, and ever since then has held the responsible position of cashier. He is widely known in financial circles throughout Rhode Island and New England and is regarded as one of the …

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Biography of Robert Aldrich

A member of old and distinguished New England families, Robert Aldrich has passed his entire active life in his native State of Rhode Island. As owner and operator of a contract painting enterprise, he has made a place for himself in the business life of the Wickford and North Kingstown section, where he is equally …

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Biography of John Barlow

As dean of sciences, professor of zoology, and acting president of Rhode Island State College, Kingston, Rhode Island, John Barlow has taken an active part in educational affairs in this State. His affiliations are many in scientific and civic circles, and his work has been outstandingly useful to his fellow-citizens. Professor Barlow was born in …

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Biography of Herman Churchill

In the promotion of public education Rhode Island draws its instructors from any field where the material is of outstanding quality. This has long been a feature of the work here and has been justified and rewarded by a superior organization and greatly improved results in comparison with communities operating on a different basis. The …

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