Biography of Alfred B. Day
Bristol County, MA Biographies

Day, Alfred B., was born in Mansfield, Mass., May 26, 1829, a son of Knight and Martha (Grover) Day. His father served in all of the important offices of his town and died at the age of ninety two years. Alfred B. was educated in Mansfield public schools and in 1857 went to Wisconsin and started the basket business there. In 1864-5 he was engaged in building line for the insulated Telegraph Co. through New England, Ohio, Michigan and Indiana, and then came east. He was for many years one of the selectmen and assessors of Mansfield, has been one of the water commissioners since the building of the works in 1887, and treasurer secretary of the Cooperative Bank since its organization in 1883. In 1891, in connection with Charles C. Hagerty, he engaged in the business of banking under the firm name of Alfred B. Day & Co., which is still continued: In 1859 he married Eliza Howes, who died in 1863, and in 1867 he married Eliza Tohitt. One child, Alfred K. Day of Lincoln, Neb., survives the first union, and Mabel, wife of H. E. King of Mansfield, the second.

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Bristol County, Massachusetts
Prepaired and published under the auspices of
The Fall River News and The Taunton Gasette
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The Boston History Company, Publishers, 1899.

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