Biography of E. C. Pike
Bristol County, MA Biographies

Pike, E. C., was born in Attleborough, November 4, 1841, a son of William F. Pike, born in Attleborough in 1810, and grandson of Stephen S. Pike, born on the old homestead on Pike's avenue in 1777. William F. Pike married Harriet H. Hodges, and was engaged through life in farming. E. C. Pike was educated in the public schools and learned the jeweler's trade with Thompson, Richardson & Co. In 1862 he enlisted in Co. C, 47th Mass., and received an honorable discharge in 1863. He established a stable business in 1870. He entered the employ of Hayward & Briggs. remaining with them until 1873, when he established the first dining rooms on Bank street in Attleborough. In 1883 he established his carriage repository, in which he still continues. In 1862 Mr. Pike married Catherine B. Conway, and they have two children: Charles A. and Florence M. Mr. Pike is one of the self made men of Bristol county; one of the charter members of Orient Lodge No. 165, and has ever advanced the best interest of his town and townspeople.

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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