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History of the City of Nashua, N. H., 1897
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 Nashua, New Hampshire, USA
History of the City of Nashua, N. H., 1897
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Title:History of the City of Nashua, N. H., 1897
Publication date:1897
Publisher:Nashua, N. H. : Telegraph publishing company
Author:Parker, Edward Everett, 1842- ed. [from old catalog]
Sponsor:Sloan Foundation
Tags:library_of_congress, americana
Contributor:The Library of Congress
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HISTORY OF NASHUA, N. H. GEORGE OLIVER OSBORN. George O. Osborn was born at Nashua, Oct. 31, 1854. He is a son of John and Susan (Reed) Osborn. On the paternal side he is a descendant of early English settlers of Quincy, Mass., and on the maternal side of William Reed, who came from Kent, Kng., in 1636, and settled at Weymouth, Mass. Mr. Osborn was educated in the public schools of Nashua. He is a confectioner, but has been a member of the fire department for the past twenty-two years, and since 1891 has been its chief. He is one of the most efficient fire-fighters the city has ever had, and is a quiet and modest man who has the good will of the department and the public. Chief Osborn is a member of Crranite lodge, I. O. O. I., Watananock tribe of Red Men and the Foresters. He was united in marriage July 2, 1877, with Ella M. Burns, daughter of Alexander D. c;f;orge oi,i\er osborx. and Elizabeth (Tuite) Burns of Sherbrooke, 1. y. Four children have been born of their marriage : Gertrude Ellen, George F., John A., and Harold C. LOTIE IRENUS MINARD. Lotie I. Minard, son of Charles I, and Sarah M. (Gay) Minard, was born in Nashua, April 8, 1857. He is a descendant of Charles D. Minard, who came to America from Scotland in 1823 and settled in Nashua, where his children were born and where he resided until his death. His mother was a daughter of Timothy Gaj of Deerfield, Mass., and a descendant of the early settlers of that locality. Mr. Minard was educaleil in the pulilic schools of Nashua and at Crosbys literary institution, graduating in 1874. After four years of varied experience in railroading he established himself in the shoe manufacturing business, which occupation he followed six years. He then entered the employ of Moody, Estabrook Andersons, in the same line of business, where he remained seven years. From his youth Mr. Minard has taken a 5y deep interest in public affairs and in all the positions of honor and trust which he has held he has acquitted himself in a manner that has refiected credit upon the city I.DIIK linCMS MIN.MU). and his constituency. In 1885 he represented Ward Six in the common council, and in 1886 and 1887 in the board of aldermen. In 1891 he represented the same ward in the legislature and the same year was appointed deputy sheriff for the county of Hillsborough, a position which he still holds and the duties of which he performs to the entire satisfaction of the court and those who have business of a legal character. He is also manager and treasurer of the Nashua Concrete company, which was formed in 1894. Mr. Minard is a member of Rising Sun lodge, A. F. and A. M., Granite lodge, I. O. O. F., of which he is past grand, Nashua lodge, K. of P., Watananock tribe of Red Men, and the Manchester lodge of Elks. He was united in marriage in 1884 with Josie E. Herbert of New York. No children. HENRY SCLATER NORWELL. Henry S. Norwell was born in Glasgow, Scotland, Feb. 23, 1832. He is a son of William and Jessie Hunter i Sclater) Norwell, and a grandson on the paternal siile of Henry and Christiana (Hood) Norwell of I^rrol I'erthshirc, Scotland. On the maternal side he is a descendant of William Sclater of Saltcoats. Ayrshire, Scotland, ami Jessie (Hunter) Sclater of Hrodick, Island of .\rran. Buteshire, Scotland. Mr. Norwell was edncateil in the public schools of his native city, graduating at its high school. He came to America in 1861. and from that year till 1867 was a resident of Nashua. He then went to Chicago, where he was burneil out, and sustaincil heavy losses, in the great fire of 1S71, and where he continued in business till 1878, when he returned to Nashua, where he has since remaineil. Mr. Norwell is a dry goods merchant of the most enterprising and progressive character, and a citizen who is held in the highest esteem by the public. He has never mingled in political strife or .sought or held public ofiice, but has always done his part in furthering Uie ends of the
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