Biography of George S. Harrington
Bristol County, MA Biographies

Harrington, George Stanley, a son of Andrew J. and Eliza Catherine (Davenport) Harrington, was born in Utica, N. Y., September 20, 1857. and received his early education in the public schools of New York city. In 1872 he went to work for the drug firm of Caswell, Hazard & Co., remaining there a year and a half, when he engaged with L. M. Bates & Co , dry goods, remaining with them three years, and then was employed with E. S. Jaifray & Co., as salesman for five years, at which time he went to Colorado Spriugs on account of ill health. In the spring of 1883 he engaged in the dry goods business for himself at Grand Junction, Col., under the name of Harrington, Bliss & Co., where he stayed three years, and then came to Taunton and went to work in the City Hotel as clerk; here he remained until 1893, when he started in the publishing business and later mercantile printing, which he follows at the present writing. December 25, 1888. Mr. Harrington married Lydia A. Roebuck, a daughter of Benjamin and Elizabeth Roebuck of Taunton, and they have three children: Russell C., Ruth and Katherine.

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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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