Biography of George F. Pratt
Bristol County, MA Biographies

Pratt, George Franklin, was born in East Foxboro, Mass., October 6, 1828, a son of Benjamin Franklin and Eliza (Atherton) Pratt. The early part of his life he attended the public schools of Taunton, but finished his education under the tutorship of Arunah A. Leach. Mr. Pratt commenced his mercantile life as clerk in the grocery store of George B. Atwood, which was located where Oak Hall now stands, and continued in various lines until 1873, at which time he was elected to the office of county treasurer, which position he has held since his first election and when he has completed his present term will make twenty seven consecutive years in this office. Mr. Pratt married Elizabeth Bayley of Fall River, a daughter of George Marsden and Ruth Barney Phillips Bayley.

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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