Biography of Fritz H. Twitchell
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Fritz H. Twitchell was born, in Portland, in 1855, educated in the public schools and graduated from Portland High School. For several years he was in the wholesale dry goods business in Portland, with the firms of Locke, Twitchell & Co., and Twitchell, Chapman & Co. He came to Bath in 1879, and in 1881 married Miss Emma Patten Harding, daughter of the late Col. E. K. Harding.

He is connected with many manufacturing and gas and electric corporations, being clerk and buyer of the Worumbo Manufacturing Company, of Lisbon Falls, treasurer of the Androscoggin Water Power Company, treasurer of the Bath Gas and Electric Company, and Bath Street Railway Company.

He has taken considerable interest in Masonry and Knights of Pythias, having been Eminent Commander of Dunlap Commandery, Knights Templar, and is now an officer in the Grand Commandery of Maine; has been Chancellor Commander of Patten Lodge and Grand Chancellor of Maine, Knights of Pythias.

He was a member of the City Council in 1883, 1885, 1886, 1887, 1888, and 1891, and four of these years was president of that body. He was mayor of Bath in 1891 and 1892, and a member of the House of Representatives, of Maine, for 1893-94.

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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