Biography of Herman T. Tegnell
Bristol County, MA Biographies





Regnell, Herman Thomas, was born in Boston, March 14, 1859. His father, Thomas F Regnell, who was a native of Stockholm, Sweden, came to the United States in 1849 and settled in Boston, where he was identified as a manufacturing jeweler, having learned the trade in Sweden. He married Sophia Chilstram, and through life took an active interest in public events. He died in 1870. Herman T. Regnell was educated in Boston and in 1870 came to Attleborough where he learned the jewelry trade with T. I. Sweist & Company, of North Attleborough. In 1888 he organized the firm of Regnell, Bigney & Company, who are among the leading manufacturers of ladies' jewelry. In 1886 he married Sarah, daughter of Alvin P. Tucker, and they have four children: Ralph T., Lloyd C., Walter Barton, and Irma C. Mr. Regnell is one of the conservative men of his town; serves as president of the Y. M. C. A.; is superintendent of the Congregational Sunday school; takes an active interest in educational institutions and has ever advanced the best interests of his town and townspeople.

From:
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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