Biography of Thomas Boomer
Bristol County, MA Biographies

Boomer, Thomas, son of Martin and Amy (Thurston) Boomer, was born in Fail River, May 22, 1857. He is a member of a family which is said by some historians to have been the third to settle in the vicinity of Fall River. His father resided in Fall River all his life, following the occupation of a ship carpenter, and gaining a reputation for industry and integrity. During his boyhood Mr. Boomer attended the public schools, acquiring a good common school education, which was later supplemented by a course in the Holmes Business College. After leaving this institution he engaged successively in farming, stone quarrying, the moulder's trade, and in the mill business. In 1880 he purchased the farm in North Dartmouth on which he now resides, eight miles northwest of the city of New Bedford. He has served as road surveyor and in other minor town offices.

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.

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