Also see [ Railway Officials in America 1906
Rev. George Franklin Bronson, deceased, was born in Middlebury, Conn., Jan., 21, 1821, a son of Leonard and
Nancy (Richardson) Bronson. He attended Phillips Academy, and graduated from the Hartford Theological Seminary
in 1849. He was acting pastor at Shelburne Falls, Mass., until ordained there Feb. 19, 1851. He was acting pastor
for the Presbyterian church at Sackett's Harbor, N. Y., from November, 1854, till 1857. He was at Paris Hill from
1858 till 1860. He was installed at Kirkland, Ohio, Jan. 16, 1861, and dismissed July 6, 1869. He was then acting
pastor at Pottsville, Iowa, from 1869 till 1872; at Clinton, Wis., from 1872 till 1879; at Odell, Ill., from 1879
till 1881, and at La Salle from 1881 till his death. He was married Sept. 30, 1850, to Charlotte Maria, daughter
of Thomas and Ruth Holt, of Andover, Mass. Three of the five children born to this union are living. Mr. Bronson
died suddenly of heart disease at Peru, Ill., Feb. 6, 1883, aged sixty two years.
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