Biography of Walter L. B. Manchester
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Manchester, Walter L. B., was born in Attleborough, March 31, 1855, a son of Wyatt and Ann E. (Sweet) Manchester. His father was first engaged in cotton manufacturing and later in farming; he died in 1890. Walter L. B. Manchester was educated in Attleborough and followed the jewelry business for eight years, giving his attention mostly to the ice business and farming. In 1877 Mr. Manchester married Helen, daughter of Alexander Taylor, who died in 1890, leaving two children: Anna S. and Helen. Later Mr. Manchester married Florence, daughter of George Bullard, and their children are F. Raymond, Albert H., Edna R. and Myrtle Le Baron. Mr. Manchester is one of the conservative men of his town, taking an intelligent interest in school and church matters, and is recognized as a man of sterling integrity, whose word is as good as his bond.

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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