Biography of Edward A. Thurston
Bristol County, MA Biographies

Thurston, Edward A., is a native of Fall River, born June 26, 1871, a sonof Edward C. and Sarah Holland (Anthony) Thurston. He is a descendant of one of the oldest of New England families, being eighth of the line of Edward Thurston, who settled in Newport about 1630. His early education was obtained in the public and high schools of Fall River, and in 1889 he entered Brown University, receiving the degree of A.B. in 1893. Following his college course he attended the Harvard Law School at Cambridge, and in 1895 was admitted to the Bristol county bar. He spent two years in the office of Jennings & Norton, and then formed a copartnership with Charles L. Baker, which still continues as Baker & Thurston. Mr. Thurston is a member of Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity of Brown University, and of Battery M, 16th Mass. Heavy Artillery. He is a Republican in politics and for the past two years has been treasurer of the Republican City Committee.

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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