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George H. LUMB, Pawtucket, RI
Posted by: Beth Hurd Date: September 25, 2001 at 06:35:10
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Note: I am not researching these families - this is part of a transcription project. Beth Hurd

"Illustrated History of Pawtucket, Central Falls and Vicinity" (Rhode Island, USA)
by Henry R. Caufield, 1897

"Biographies of Prominent Citizens"
p 376:

"LUMB, George H., the second child of Thomas and Elizabeth (Haigh) Lumb, was born in Halifax, Eng., March 12, 1861, and came to this country with his parents in 1864. They located in Worcester, Mass., where George attended the public schools until he was 14 years old, when he went into the office of the H. H. Chamberlain Co. In 1881 he worked for the Ellington Manufacturing Company at Rockville, Conn., and then took a course at Coleman's Business College, Newark, N. H. In 1885 he came to Pawtucket and became a bookkeeper for the Slater Stocking Co., which was purchased by The E. Jenckes Manufacturing Co., for whom he acted as head of the finishing department. In 1891 he joined A. H. Smith in establishing the Blackstone Stocking Co. In 1884 he was married to Bessie Gledhill of Rockville, Conn., and they have two children: Freddie and Ralph."

from the RI Historical Cemeteries Database Index:
LUMB, GEORGE H. 1861 - 18 MAY 1946 PV003
LUMB, BESSIE (GLEDHILL*) 1862 - 8 SEP 1965 PV003
LUMB, FREDERICK A. 1887 - 23 AUG 1899 PV003
LUMB, RALPH GLEDHILL 1890 - 28 MAY 1976 PV003

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