Biography of William C. Tripp
Bristol County, MA Biographies





Tripp, William Cook, was born in Westport, Mass., April 13, 1839, a son of William and Eliza A. Tripp. He received his early education in the public schools and at the close of his school days went to work in a meat market as errand boy. He remained there for some time and then learned the tanner's trade, which he followed until 1863, at which time he came to Taunton and started in business for himself in the bottling of wet goods and he follows the same line at the present writing. He is a member of Good Samaritan Lodge, I. O. O. F., John Hancock, K. P., A. O. U. W., and K. of H. In 1866 he married Sarah E., daughter of Ichabod and Sally (Babbitt) Brown.

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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