Biography of Amos Aldrich
Bennington County, VT Biographies





Aldrich, Amos, Woodford, (Bennington p. o.), was born in Clarksburg, Mass., June 23, 1829, and came to Woodford in September, 1849. He was engaged in the manufacture of lumber for himself until about ten years ago, when he became superintendent of the Glastenbury Railroad and Manufacturing Company. He has been selectman for about thirty years, and has also served the township as lister, overseer of the poor, justice of the peace, was town representative five years, and was a delegate to the Chicago convention that nominated Cleveland in 1884. He was married July 4, 185o, to Martha J. Hitchcock. They have had five children: Janet, married Trainer Harber; Annie, wife of F. W. Town; Fannie, wife of George Mathers; George, merchant at Woodford; Harriet, wife of Giles Harbour.

From:
HISTORY OF BENNINGTON COUNTY, VT
WITH ILLUSTRATIONS AND BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES
OF SOME OF ITS PROMINENT MEN AND PIONEERS.
EDITED BY
LEWIS CASS ALDRICH
1889


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