Biography of David R. Tripp
Bristol County, MA Biographies





Tripp, David R., was born in the town of Westport, Bristol county, Mass., October 13, 1834. His education from schools was meagre and confined to the elementary grades. His first business experience was as a farmer, in which he was engaged for several years. He then shipped aboard a whaling bark for a few years and during the late tvar served three years in the navy. At the close of the war he returned home and has since devoted his entire time and attention to farming. On October 7, 1866, he married Catherine T., daughter of Henry and Catherine Howe of Westport. Mr. Tripp is one of Westport's most respected and honored citizens.

From:
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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