Biography of Alonzo Granniss
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ALONZO GRANNISS, WATERBURY: Sheet Brass and Steel Worker.

Alonzo Granniss was born in Waterbury, March 27, 1820, and received a public school education. He has followed the avocation of a sheet brass and silver roller at Benedict & Burnham's Manufacturing Company. He entered the employ of the company when twelve years old, and at sixteen was entrusted with the charge of the department. This position he has held since his original appointment, and is a man deserving in every way of the trust that has been reposed in him. Mr. Granniss is a member of the Episcopal church and a republican in politics. His wife, who was Miss Esther D. Payne before marriage, is still living. There is also one son. The only office that Mr. Granniss has held is that of member of the council board of Waterbury for six years.

From:
Illustrated Popular Biography
Of Connecticut
Compiled and Published by J. A. Spalding
Press of the Case, Lockwood & Brainard Co.
Hartford, Conn. 1891


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