Century Stove Company. Of this organization George E. Wilbur is the president and George L. Walker is the efficient
treasurer and agent. The plant is equipped with spacious shops and storerooms, that of the moulding room covering
an area of 150 by 50 feet, while another building of the same dimensions, two stories in height, is used for office
and storage, pattern shops, etc. The stoves manufactured by the Century Stove Company are always of the finest
grades in finish, artistic in form and up to date in those qualities so indispensable to perfect heating or baking.
Among manyof their makes maybe mentioned the celebrated Parlor Century Square, the Parlor and Round Century and
Pride Century and "Our Century" in all sizes. A force of sixty five skilled men find employment in these
works. Their trade is confined mostly to New England, yet their stoves and ranges find a ready market in nearly
all the States east of the Rocky Mountains. George E. Wilbur, president of the company, is largely interested in
stove manufacturing and is the president of the Weir Stove Company of Taunton, and a prominent resident of that
city. George L. Walker is also a resident of Taunton and a brother of William E. Walker, general manager of the
Weir Stove Co. He is popular in politics and is now serving his second term as alderman, having been first elected
in 1894. He is also a veteran of the late war, having served in Co. D, 3d Mass. Vols., and is a member of Bartlett
Post No. 3, G. A. R., of Taunton; also Narragansett Lodge, F. & A. M., of Fall River, and Sabolica Lodge No.
225, I. O. O. F., of Fall River.
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.
Bristol County, MA Biographies
Names A to B
Names C to D
Names E to H
Names I to L
Names M to O
Names P to R
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