Staples, Herbert Mason, was born March 20, 1848, a son of Sylvanus N. and D. Adeline (Hood) Staples of Taunton.
He received his early education in the public schools and Bristol Academy. In 1868 he went into the office of his
father in the coal business, who was then in partnership with Mr. Phillips, the firm being Staples
& Phillips, and he has remained with them ever since. When the company was incorporated. in 1888, Mr. Staples
was made selling agent and he handles all the sales of the company in New England. In October, 1869, he married
Alice Moore Presbrey, and they have one son, Arthur C. Staples.
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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