Biography of Philip D. Borden
Bristol County, MA Biographies

Borden, Philip D., civil engineer, son of Philip D. and Sarah F. (Bennett) Borden, was born in Fall River, December 23, 1851. His father was a prominent citizen of Fall River, and was for the long period of forty years superintendent of the Fall River Iron Works Company. Mr. Borden obtained his preparatory education in the Fall River public schools, the Williston Seminary at Easthampton, Mass., and,fhen took a four years' course in civil engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, at Boston. He entered the engineering department of the city of Fall River June 10, 1873, as assistant civil engineer, and in 1880 was appointed to the position he now holds as city engineer. Mr. Borden is a member of the Engineers' Club of Philadelphia and the Boston Society of Civil Engineers. In 1884 he married Abbe E., daughter of Henry C. and Laura A. Lincoln of Fall River. Of this union is one daughter. Addie.

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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