Leavitt, A. L., was born in Canton, Mass., August 11, 1859, His father, James L. Leavitt, was a native of Walpole
(but for a great many years was engaged in cotton manufacturing in Norton); he married Martha, daughter of F. E.
and Lydia White Walker. A. L. Leavitt was educated in the public schools, and in 1878 came to Attleborough, where
he engaged in the enameling business, being with Horton, Angell & Co. ten years, and in 1894 established the
firm of A. L. Leavitt & Co. In 1882 Mr. Leavitt married Mary E. Hudson, and they have four sons: Raymond G.,
Harold A., Clifford W. and Canton C. Mr. Leavitt is one of the self made men of Bristol county, taking an intelligent
interest in school and church matters, and has ever advanced the best interests of his town and town's people.
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.
Bristol County, MA Biographies
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