Biography of George Moulton, Jr.
Sagadahoc County, Maine Biographies





George Moulton, Jr., was born March 4, 1840. His father was George Moulton, now an aged citizen of this city, a native of Parsonfield, and who came to Bath, from Limerick, in 1828, entered upon the business of blacksmith and carriage work, and later operating a machine and boiler shop, of which he made a success, retiring at a green old age, now reaching 86 years. He has served in the city government as a member of the Common Council during the Know Nothing excitement of 1854, and has ever been a useful and respected citizen. After having completed his education in the city schools, his son, George, at the age of fifteen, went to work with his father; was taken into partnership in January, 1862, and upon the retirement of his father, in 1879, became sole proprietor of the business, continuing to the present date. Mr. Moulton has been prominent as a citizen, as a Republican, and as a member of the City Government, having served in the Common Council one year, on the Board of Aldermen four years, mayor in 1889, and is a member of the Board of Registration.

On November 16, 1864, he married Fannie E. Shaw, and their children are: George F., Mary M., Jane D., Ruth E., Fannie M., Charles D., John O., and Carrie E. They are graduates of the High School; two of the daughters are engaged in teaching; Mary M. married, in 1886, Fred H. Morse, who is in business in Philadelphia, where they reside; George F. was born September 12, 1865, graduated from the Boston School of Pharmacy, and is in a drug store in Stockbridge, Mass.

From:
History of Bath and Environs,
Sagadahoc County, Maine.
1607-1894
BY: Parker McCobb Reed
Lakeside Press, Printers
Portland, Maine, 1894


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