Biography of E. S. Capron
Bristol County, MA Biographies

Capron, E. S., was born in Attleborough, December 16, 1832, son of Dennis Capron; the family trace their descent from Banfield Capron, who settled in Attle. borough in 1620. Dennis Capron married Louisa. daughter of Leonard Hpdges, and through life he was identified as a farmer, whose farm is now incorporated in the city of Attleborough, and he was prominent in the growth and progress of his town until he died. E. S. Capron was educated in the public schools and in 1850 learned the jewelry business at North Attleborough, with the E. Ira Richards Company. In 1856 he organized the firm of Everett, Dean & Company and in 1859 organized the S. W. Carpenter & Company, merchants, which was changed to Carpenter & Capron and continued up to 1881, when he became identified with the Gas Company. In 1852 he married Arabella A., daughter of Levi Gibson of Whiting, Vt., and they have one daughter, Mrs. Edith L. Mooers, wife of Dr. C. A. Mooers of Lawrence, Mass. Mr. Capron is one of the conservative men of his town; one of the trustees of the Attleborough Savings Bank; president of the Attleborough Mutual Fire Insurance Company; superintendent and manager of the Attleborough Gas Company; takes an active interest in educational and religious institutions; has been prominently identified with the growth of his city; and has ever advanced the best interests of his town and town's people.

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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