Biography of Charles F. Borden
Bristol County, MA Biographies

Borden, Charles F., senior member of the firm of Borden & Remington, is a son of Joseph and Amy (Hathaway) Borden, and was born in Fall River, September 24, 1854. His father was a prominent citizen of Fall River for many years, being superintendent of the city farm for several terms and holding the position of superintendent of the bleaching department of the American Printing Company for a long period. He also served several terms on the board of aldermen. Charles F. Borden attended the public and high schools of Fall River and then was employed for a short time as bookkeeper for Davis Brothers; later he entered the employ of R. K. Remington, who conducted a business in manufacturers', painters' and masons' supplies. This business had been established in 1834 by Hale Remington, who was later succeeded by Shove & Remington, and still later by R. K. Remington, who conducted it until his death in November, 1886. Mr. Borden went into the business as an office clerk and bookkeeper, but later became a salesman. At the death of Mr. Remington he formed a copartnership with Edward B. Remington, taking the firm name of Borden & Remington, which still continues. The trade of this concern has increased in proportion to the growth of the city and at present àovers a wide area. The office, warerooms and docks are located at the foot of Annawan street.

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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