Anthony, James Yale, was born in Taunton, Mass., July 14, 1846, a son of James H. and Harriet M. (Yale) Anthony.
He received his early education in the public schools and Middleboro Academy and then attended a commercial school
in Providence, R. I., for a business education, graduating from the latter place in 1866. He immediately went to
work for his father as an accountant and surveyor in the lumber business, where he remained until 1868, when he
engaged in the tack business with Mr. Cushman, under the firm name of Anthony & Cushman, which firm continues
at the present writing. Mr. Anthony was married in 1876 to Ella W. Hersey of New York, who died in December, 1885,
leaving two children, Ralph, now in Harvard, and Mildred M.
Our county and its people
A descriptive and biographical history of
Bristol County, Massachusetts
Prepaired and published under the auspices of
The Fall River News and The Taunton Gasette
With assistance of Hon. Alanson Borden
The Boston History Company, Publishers, 1899.
Bristol County, MA Biographies
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