Biography of George H. Law
Bristol County, MA Biographies

Law, George H., superintendent of the Bristol Mills of New Bedford, was born in Lancashire, England, October 1, 1858, a son of Henry and B. Alice (Stansfield) Law. His father was a weaver and when George H. was seven years old the family removed to this country and settled in Fall River, where Henry Law was well known for many years as a weaver room overseer in different mills. Until he was fifteen years of age Mr. Law attended the public and high schools of Fall River and at that time he began work in the American Linen Company's mill, but still continued his education in the night schools. He has been in the cotton manufacturing business all his life, working up by successive stages to his present position. When only twenty one years old he became a second hand and two years later an overseer. He came to New Bedford in 1893 to take a position as overseer of the weaving department in the Bristol Mills and was made superintendent in 1895. In 1882 Mr. Law married Kate, daughter of James and Agnes Touhey of Medway, Mass., and they have three children: Henry, Mary and George H., jr.

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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