Biography of James H. Gorham
Bristol County, MA Biographies

Gorham, James H., son of Jabez A. and Eliza (Tripp) Gorham, was born in New Bedford, September 8, 1863. His father, a seafaring man, was a lifelong resident of New Bedford, and well known and respected in the community. Mr. James H. Gorham completed his education in the New Bedford High School, and soon after went to South Dakota and engaged in the real estate, loan and insurance business. Later he removed to St. Paul, Minn., where he took, charge of the piano business of W. W. Kimball Co. Mr. Gorham has ever since been connected with this firm, being now, in addition to his New Bedford piano business, which he established on his return to New Bedford in 1892, superintendent of the New England agencies of the W. W. Kimball Co., which are the largest piano and organ manufacturers in the world to day. Mr. Gorham is a member of the Order of Odd Fellows. In several lines of descent he traces his ancestry to early settlers of New England, his father's mother being a Standish and a lineal descendant of that historical character of the old Puritan days, Miles Standish. In 1897 Mr. Gorham married Clarissa, daughter of William B. Nooning, who is elsewhere mentioned in this work, and they have one son, Standish.

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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