Biography of Charles O. Sweet
Bristol County, MA Biographies

Sweet, Charles O., was born in Attleborough, November 14, 1848; his father, Joabert Sweet, who was a native of. Attleborough and born in October, 1818, marnied Eliza, daughter of James Nelson, and through life has been identified as a tool maker. Charles O. Sweet was educated at Attleborough and graduated from Scofield's Commercial College in 1863. He then entered the employ of George H. Shepardson, where he remained until 1867, when he went to Suffield, Conn., and resumed his studies at the Connecticut Literary Institution, but on account of poor health was obliged to give up his education and he then accepted a position in Boston. In 1865 he went to Wayland, but in 1869 returned to Attleborough, where he engaged in mercantile business and continued in that until 1870 when he accepted a position with Bate & Bacon, remaining with them for over twenty years. in 1889 he organized the firm of Regnell, Bigney & Company, making a specialty of ladies' jewelry. He married, in 1869, E. Jennie, daughter of John Cooper, and they are the parents of one son, Ervin V Sweet. Mr. Sweet is one of the self made men of his town; serves as secretary and treasurer of the Attleborough Improvement District; takes an intelligent interest in educational and religious institutions; is active in temperance work, and has ever advanced the best interests of his town and townspeople.

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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