Biography of Thomas G. Sandland
Bristol County, MA Biographies

Sandland, Thomas G., was born in North Attleborough, December 1, 1839, a son of Thomas Sandland, a native of Birmingham, Eng., who came to the United States in 1832, settling in North Attleborough. He was a button manufacturer and entered the employ of Robinson, Jones & Co., afterwards, in 1845, manufactured for himself, the firm being Draper & Sandland. He died in 1886. Thomas G. Sandland was educated in the common schools and worked with his father in the jewelry business. In 1856 he entered the employ of Ira Richards & Co ; in 1862 he enlisted in Co. C, 47th Mass. Regiment, receiving an honorable discharge in 1863. He returned to North Attleborough and entered the employ of Ira Richards & Co., where he remained until 1876, and then established his present business of jewelry manufacturing. In 1859 he married Clara M., daughter of T. E. Robinson, and they have two children; Charles E. and Mrs. Jennie L. Lincoln. Mr. Sandland has served his town as tax collector and represented his town in General Court in 1887. He is a member of Bristol Lodge, past master, F. & A. M.; past high priest of King Hiram Chapter; past commander of Bristol Commandery, and past commander of G. A. R., Post No. 192.

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