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Identifier: historyofbridgep00wald
Title: History of Bridgeport and vicinity
Year: 1917 (1910s)
Authors: Waldo, George Curtis, Jr., ed
Subjects: Bridgeport (Conn.) -- History Bridgeport (Conn.) -- Biography Stratford (Conn.) Fairfield (Conn.)
Publisher: New York, Chicago, S. J. Clarke Publishing
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
Digitizing Sponsor: Sloan Foundation


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d endeavored to give to the public a linefliat would meet a popular demand. In 1877 they began the manufacture of stock and dietools and later added pipe threading machines to their output. Frank Armstrong continuedan active factor in the development and management of the business up to the time of hisdemise in 189.!, and in his passing tlie city lost one of its most ]irominent early manufac-turers. !Mr. Armstrong was married in Waterbury to Miss Elizabeth Chapman, of Stonington,Connecticut, and they became the parents of five children, of whom three are living: ]>. N.;Charles H.; and Lillian L., the wife of B. I. Ashburn, of Bridgeport. Charles H. Armstrong attended the schools of Waterbury, of Hamburg. Germany, andof Bridgeport, accordingly as his parents made removal, and he started out in the busi-ness world as a partner in the Chapman & Armstrong Manufacturing Company of Water-bury, in wliicli his father was also interested. Tliey made trimmings for novelties, al.so [Kirts

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FEANK ARMSTRONG BRIDGEPORT AND VICINITY 823 of Ijiicklcs and Mtlii-r lines but eventinilly sdld tmt ^o tlio nibbiT tnist. !!int ol thecompany and Charles H. Armstrong has been secretary and treasurer since 1«SS. \\ itii tin-death of Mrs. Armstrong in 1899, D. N. Armstrong became president and so continues.Their important products today are the genuine Amory Armstrong stocks and dies, water,gas and steam fitters tools and ])ipe threading nuichines. The genuine Armstrong stocksand dies, of which this company are the sole manufacturers, are so well known and gen-erally liked that tliey are found in the kit of every first-class steam and gas fitter in thecivilized world. Their new machines for threadin


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