Place, J. S., son of Thomas Place, was born in Bristol, R. I., in 1855, and educated in the common schools.
He established his present business in 1895, and erected the mill run by steam power that same year. He carries
on the business of dealer in hay, grain, flour, feed. etc. Mr. Place is a business man of practical ideas, who
without the use of any of the helps of fiction and outside appearances, has developed his business until he enjoys
a fine trade throughout the community. In 1887 Mr. Place married Fannie L. Phillips of Dighton, and they have one
son, Frank B. In politics Mr. Place is a Republican and was appointed postmaster by President Harrison, serving
four years. He is a member of King Philip Lodge, No. 94, I. O. O. F. of Taunton, and Premier Lodge, F. & A.
M. of Somerset.
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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