Biography of Homer M. Daggett
Bristol County, MA Biographies

Daggett, Homer M., was born in Attleborough, January 27, 1821, son of Ebenezer Daggett, who was also a native of Attleborough, and the family trace their descent from Col. John Daggett. Ebenezer Daggett married Sally, daughter of Josiah Maxey, and through life he was one of the leading farmers; was prominent in his town and in school and church matters, and filled many positions of honor and trust. He died in 1832. Homer M. Daggett was educated in the public schools, afterward entering the employ of Capron Peck, at Attleborough Falls, cotton manufacturer. In 1845, with his twin brother, H. N. Daggett. he purchased the business in which he remained until 1852, when he went Farmer's Village and manufactured yarns, knitting cotton, etc. In 1860 he entered the Attleborough Bank, at North Attleborough, and in 1875 he came to Attleborough and organized and founded the First National Bank, of which he has been cashier for thirty years. In 1842 he married Angeline, daughter of Otis Daggett, and they have three children: Homer M., jr., Sanford and Alice A. Mr. Daggett is one of the conservative men of his town; takes an active interest in educational and religious institutions; and has ever received and merited the respect of his associates.

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A descriptive and biographical history of
Bristol County, Massachusetts
Prepaired and published under the auspices of
The Fall River News and The Taunton Gasette
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The Boston History Company, Publishers, 1899.

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