Biography of John T. Burrell
Bristol County, MA Biographies

Burrell, John T., was born in Fall River, April 29, 1857, a son of John B. and Elizabeth (Richmond) Burrell, she a daughter of Dr. Thomas Richmond of Westport, Mass., and descends from old New England stock, tracing his ancestry both to Governor Carver and to Colonel Peleg Sherman. John T. Burrell was educated in the public and high schools of Fall River, and found employment in the National Union Bank, being then but sixteen years of age, and there remained in the capacity of junior clerk, later as teller, for a period of eight years, and in 1881 went into the empioy of L. Nichols & Co. as bookkeeper. The following year he accepted a position in the Pocasset Bank as teller, and after six years' service again entered the National Union Bank as assistant cashier. Shortly after he was made cashier and has since filled that responsible position. Mr. Burrell has served two terms in the Common Council, being elected for 1885 from the Seventh ward and reelected for 1886. He is a past master of King Philip Lodge, F. & A. M., and a member of the Chapter and Council. In October, 1882, he married Fannie K., daughter of Rev. W. T. Worth, and they had seven children: Carlton W., Marion T., Harold, John W., Fannie, Sarah and Worth.

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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