Biography of John W. Robertson
Bristol County, MA Biographies

Robertson, John Wallace, was born in Prince Edward's Island, May 4, 1863. His early education was received in the common schools; in early life he made a special study of horticulture and at the present time has a fruit farm in Prince Edward's Island. In 1882 he came to the United States and settled in Meirose, Mass., following the same business. In the fall of 1882 he came to Taunton and learned the carpenter's trade with L. M. Witherell, which he followed until 1892, and then engaged in business with Charles E. Strange under the name of Robertson & Strange, selling and repairing bicycles. He continued with him until 1895, when he went into business by himself in the same line and in the same location that he is today. He is a member of King David Lodge, F. & A. M., King Philip Lodge, I. O. O. F., and John Hancock Council, K. P. October 28, 1896, he married Annie M. Costello of Lowell, Mass.

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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