Biography of J. O. Tiffany
Bristol County, MA Biographies

Tiffany, J. O. was born in Attleborough, January 23, 1835. His father, Joseph A. Tiffany, was a native of the same town, and the family trace their ancestry from Squire Humphrey Tiffany, who came from England about 1650 and settled in Swansea. Joseph A. Tiffany married Eunice C., daughter of Joel Bradford, a descendant of Governor Bradford of Plymouth colony. Joseph A. was identified through life as a farmer and died in 1868. J. O. Tiffany was fitted for college at the Attleborough Academy, and was graduated in 1859 from Amherst College. He then began teaching and in 1872 was appointed principal of the Attleborough High School, resigning after thirteen years of service. In 1888 he was appointed superintendent of schools, retaining that position at the present time (1898). In 1865 Mr. Tiffany married Car. oline, daughter of Joseph and Caroline (Brintnall) French. Mr. Tiffany is one of the conservative men of his town, taking an intelligent interest in religiou; institutions and has ever advanced the best interests of his town and town's people.

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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