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Rhode Island - three centuries of democracy vol 3

Biography of Thomas P. Brightman

Thomas P. Brightman has been a lifelong resident of Bristol, Rhode Island, rising to his present position through his own efforts. He was born in Bristol, on December 6, 1882, a son of Thomas Brightman, who was born at Charlestown, Rhode Island, and has been engaged as a locomotive engineer for many years, and of Alice F. (Peckham) Brightman, born at Bradford, Rhode Island, and now deceased. Thomas P. Brightman was educated in the public schools of Bristol, and later undertook the course of study at Bryant and Stratton’s Business College. Beginning his active career, he became associated with the …

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Rhode Island - three centuries of democracy vol 3

Biography of Henry de Wolf Allen

For thirteen years Henry de Wolf Allen has been superintendent of the widely known Colt Farm and has proved himself an able executive and a successful agriculturist. Henry de Wolf Allen was born in Bristol, Rhode Island, October 9, 1886, son of Henry Crocker and Marguerite (de Wolf) Allen, and a descendant on the paternal side of Crawford Allen, and on the maternal, of Mark Anthony de Wolf, who settled in Bristol about 1740. The family has long been recognized as a leading factor in the progress of the community, and the succeeding generations have furnished forward-looking and loyal citizens. …

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Biography of Norman D. Bailey

Though one of the younger generation of Rhode Island’s educational administrators, Mr. Brady is regarded as one of the most able and most successful. In his capacity as superintendent of public schools of North Kingstown. a position he has filled very capably for several years, he has brought the schools under his direction to a very high degree of efficiency and has greatly extended their usefulness to the community. His pleasing personality, his professional attainments and his many other fine qualities have combined to gain for him the liking, respect and confidence alike of the student body, the teachers and …

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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 very considerable abilities and his devoted attention. He was prominent in business and in civic activities, and a man of many warm and lasting friendships. Albert Sidney Almy was born July 31, 1836, at Little Compton, Rhode Island, son of Isaac C. and Alice (Bateman) …

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