Biography of C. H. Burnham
Bristol County, MA Biographies

Burnham, C. H., son of George and Amanda Burnham, was born in Hartford, Conn., November 16, 1852, and resided there fourteen years, attending the public schools. He learned the trade of plumber in Fall River with the Fall River Steam and Gas Pipe Co., remaining in their employ eight years. He afterwards worked for different firms for a period of four years, and in 1891 established his present business. He occupies a prominent place among the plumbers of the city, and has done a great deal of plumbing work in residences and mills, being capable of handling contracts of any magnitude. Mr. Burnham married Barbara Francis on January 17, 1878. They have one son, George. The family has been American for generations back, but was English originally. Mr. Burnham is a member of Narragansett Lodge, F. & A. M., Friendly Union Lodge No. 219, I. O. O. F., and the Royal Arcanum.

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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