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Biographical Sketch of Windsor Thomas White

White, Windsor Thomas; pres. The White Co., auto mfrs.; born, Orange, Mass., Aug. 28, 1866; son of Thomas H. and Almira Greenleaf; degree of B. S., Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, Mass.; married, Cleveland, Sept. 14, 1892; Delia Bulkley Holden; issue, Thomas Holden, Aug. 4, 1894, Delia Elizabeth, Nov. 9, 1898, Windsor Holden, July 18, 1905; pres. White Co.; vice pres. White Sewing Machine Co.; pres. Park Drop Forge Co.; director First National Bank; member Union Tavern, Roadside, Country, Cleveland Automobile, Chagrin Valley Hunt and Gentlemen’s Driving Clubs, Cleveland; Engineers’ Club of New York; Green Spring Valley Hunt...

Biography of Raymond C. Harris

RAYMOND C. HARRIS – The homely qualities of loyalty to one’s employers, and steady, even-minded performance of duties year in and year out, a keen desire to be of service and useful in the position assigned them by birth and circumstances with no after thought but a cheerful and confident prospect into the future, these very simple yet not all too frequent traits of character which have sped on many good men slowly but surely-like the sailing vessel drives before the calm trade winds-to the desired goal, have also helped Raymond C. Harris, president of the Textile Roll and Supply Company, to attain his present position. Mr. Harris is a native of Lawrence, Massachusetts, born November 24, 1884, a son of William O. Harris, treasurer of the Rodney Hunt Manufacturing Company, and of Elizabeth (Genmell) Harris, who died March 30, 1924, at the age of ninety-seven years. Mr. Harris came to Orange in March, 1906, from Malden, Massachusetts, and received his education in the schools of Malden and Boston. After completing his studies he entered the employ of the Rodney Hunt Manufacturing Company, of which his father was, treasurer. Gradually he rose to the position of secretary of that concern and continued with them for seventeen years, having in addition charge of the Boston office. In May, 1919, Mr. Harris established the Textile Roll and Supply Company at Orange, of which he is now president. This firm manufactures all machinery used in the textile trade. In politics Mr. Harris is an independent, but he really keeps aloof from anything connected with it; in religion he is a member of...

Biography of Ansel Clark Ernest Stimson

ANSEL CLARK ERNEST STIMSON – The Stimson family were settlers in the State of Vermont for generations before one of their members came to Massachusetts and founded a large family. (I) Charles Stimson came from Dunnerstown, Vermont, to Northfield, Massachusetts. He was a cooper by trade and died in Northfield. He married Anna Robbins, and their children were: 1. Lucy. 2. Lydia. 3. William 4. Polly. 5. Charles Ezra. 6. Jonathan. 7. Royal E. 8. Sarah. 9. Lucius, of further mention. (II) Lucius Stimson was a native of Northfield, where he was born in 1825, and died at Erving, in 1909. He enlisted in the Civil War in Company “F,” 52d Regiment of the Massachusetts Volunteers, and was nine months in the war, being present at the siege of Port Hudson. He was both practical and versatile, being at the same time a farmer, a stone mason and a carpenter. Most of his life was spent in’ Northfield, but later, when he retired he settled in Erving, Massachusetts. He took an active part in the civic affairs of the community, serving on the school committee and being a surveyor of highways. He was the husband of Lucia Ann Clark, of New Salem, Massachusetts, born in 1822, and died in 1955. They were the parents of ten children, of whom six died young, and the following survived to maturity 1. Baxter S. 2. Lucia. 3. Lucien (twins). 4. Ansel Clark Ernest, of whom further. (III) Ansel Clark Ernest Stimson was a native of Northfield, where he was born September 2, 1858, a son of Lucius and Lucia Ann (Clark) Stimson....

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