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Theron A. Todd of Connecticut

Theron A. Todd9, (Alfred8, Albert7, Charles6, Jonah5, Stephen4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Sept. 28, 1841, died Feb. 10, 1900, married Oct. 13, 1863, Hattie E. Webster. Mr. Todd attended the John Lovell School for boys, and also the Cheshire Academy and Boarding School in Winsted, Conn. He was a member of the firm of Alfred Todd & Son, pork packers and meat dealers, later he was with S. E. Merwin, packers. He was a member of the National Guard for seventeen years, of which organization he was elected Major. He was Master of the Hiram Lodge of Masons, also its treasurer at the time of his death, his funeral services being held under their auspices. He was always active in politics, holding responsible offices, having been on the Board of Public Works, the Board of Finance and Town Agent. He was a member of St. Thomas Episcopal Church. Children: *2550. Edith Webster, b. Aug. 14, 1867. 2551. Charles Webster, b. Nov. 25, 1869, d. July 13, 1870. *2552. Francis Harrison, b. July 29,...

Biography of Howard W. Hosford

HOWARD W. HOSFORD, who has risen from humble beginnings to the position of general manager of the Norwood Manufacturing Company, of Florence, a village of Northampton, Massachusetts, has also given of his valued services, technical knowledge and administrative capacity to his home city, having served four consecutive terms twelve years, as a member of the City Water Commission, a body whose offices and powers are of immense importance to the domestic, industrial and civic life as well as to the healthfulness of the community in general. In performing this duty to the city, Mr. Hosford has exhibited the dependable and efficient qualities demanded by the municipality in the administration of perhaps its most important department. Mr. Hosford is the son of Charles L and Harriett I. Hosford, and was born in Winsted, Connecticut, September 7, 5869. When he was in his early boyhood he removed with his parents to Haydenville, Massachusetts, where he attended the local schools. Upon leaving school he entered the employ of the Haydenville Manufacturing Company, and soon became proficient in mechanical drafting. He later was assigned to the sales force of that concern and made the New York office his headquarters, traveling from that point to meet the company’s customers. He continued in that capacity until 1905, and in that year he was invited by his close friend, William Stevenson, then general manager of the Norwood Manufacturing Company of Florence, to join the sales force of that concern. This offer Mr. Hosford accepted, and he remained a member of the sales force for sixteen years. In 1917, owing to the death of Mr. Stevenson, Mr....

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