Biography of James L. Humphrey, Jr.
Bristol County, MA Biographies

Humphrey, James Lee, jr., was born in New Bedford, Mass., February 17, 1860, and is the son of James L. Humphrey, sr., and Maria Bradford, his wife. His father was born in Jericho, Vt., in 1826, came to New Bedford in 1840, engaged first in the whaling business, served as alderman of the city for a time, and for many years was a teacher and superintendent of schools of Fairhaven and Acushnet. Mr. Humphrey was graduated from the New Bedford High School in 1878, and very soon afterward engaged in the dairy produce business on North Second street, near Union, where be has ever since conducted a successful and constantly increasing trade. December 20, 1886, he married Josephine C., daughter of Capt. James R. Allen of Acushnet.

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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