Biography of Edmund V. Read
Bristol County, MA Biographies

Read, Edmund V., was born in Fall River, Mass., December 11, 1843, a son of George W. and Eveline (Borden) Read, and was educated in the common schools of the vicinity. When twenty years of age he went to Taunton and learned the machinist's trade with the Mason Machine Co., where he remained five years, at which time he returned to Fall River and engaged with Kilburn & Lincoln, in whose em ploy he remained, with the exception of a few years at different times in other shops, until embarking in his present business, which he established in 1893 at 61 Turner street. He does all kinds of mill work and the repairing of mill machinery, many of the large concerns in Fall River being among his regular customers. In 1870 Mr. Read married Harriet Peckham, daughter of Josiah Peckham of Fall River, and their children are Edmund, Ada, Louis. all deceased, and Caroline, who resides at home.

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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