Biography of James E. Lewis
Bristol County, MA Biographies

Lewis, James Edwin, was born in Duxbury, Mass., December 28, 1866, a son of John J. and Mahaly Harris (Josephine) Reed Lewis. He received his early education in the public schools and graduated from the Partridge Academy of Duxbury. In 1882 he went to Boston to learn the drug business with Carter, Harris & Hawley, remaining there one year, but on the death of his father he returned to Duxbury and was appointed station agent of the O. C. Railroad in that place. In 1886 he came to Taunton for the O. C. Railroad, and after three months resigned and took a position in the Western Union Telegraph office, where he has remained up to the present time. In 1897 he was appointed manager of the office. Mr. Lewis is a past master of Charles H. Titus Lodge, A.F. & A.M., a member of St. Mark's Chapter, R.A.M., and New Bedford Council, president of the Bristol Club and secretary of the Taunton Republican Club.

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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