Sharkey, John Thomas, was born in Taunton, June 26, 1866, a son of Daniel and Mary (McFadden) Sharkey. He attended
and graduated from the public schools. After leaving school he went to work for R. & W. Power in the grocery
and provision business and remained with them about six years. In 1889 he started in business for himself, selling
a line of carriages, harness and bicycles and continues at the present time. In 1896 be was elected a member of
the Common Council and in 1897 was elected to the Board of Aldermen from the Fifth ward. October 30, 1895, Mr.
Sharkey married Clara Dennett-Bartlett of Taunton, daughter of Jeremiah B. and Eliza (Odiorne) Dennett.
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.
Bristol County, MA Biographies
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