Biography of Arthur F. Janson
Bristol County, MA Biographies

Janson, Arthur F., money order clerk in the Fall River post office, and a son of Beloni and Denise (Giroux) Janson, was born in Fall River, December 19, 1875. Beloni Janson, who is of French ancestry, came to Fall River from Canada when he was nine years old. He followed the trade of carpenter for some time and after wards was engaged in various enterprises for fifteen years. He next embarked in the real estate and fire insurance business, in which he prospered, and by energy and enterprise became an influential citizen of Fall River. In 1886 he was appointed deputy sheriff of Bristol county. Denise Giroux, the wife of Beloni Janson, and mother of Arthur Janson, was born in Champlain, N. Y., of French parentage. Her ancestors were from La Colle, Quebec Canada, being descendants of the Longtin family, influential people of that country. Arthur F. Janson obtained his education in the public schools of Fall River, graduating from the high school in 1893. He was employed for one year with the Kerr Thread Company and then passed a civil service examination, and was appointed money order clerk of the Fall River postoffice.

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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