Biography of Herbert W. Lewis
Bristol County, MA Biographies

Lewis, Herbert Warren, son of Warren D. and Sarah A. (Jencks) Lewis, was born in Seekonk, Mass, April 2, 1866. He was educated in the schools of East Providence, R. I., and was graduated from the East Providence Union School in the class of 1881. Mr. Lewis has spent most of his active business life in Westport in the employ of George H. Lewis. He began in the Westport Mills as a bobbin boy and was promoted from time to time until he became overseer of the spinning room. In 1892 he removed to Taunton and established himself in the wood and coal business, but a year later returned to Westport to assume the management of the store connected with the Westport Mills and still remains in that capacity. Mr. Lewis is a prominent member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, holding membership in Pacific Lodge No. 123, of New Bedford, Encampment No. 8, and Canton New Bedford. He married, in August, 1892, Abbie S., daughter of George A. and Abbie (Manchester) Simmons, and two children have been born to them: Madeline and Herbert Warren, 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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