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Identifier: worcesterofeight00ricefra
Title: The Worcester of eighteen hundred and ninety-eight. Fifty years a city
Year: 1899 (1890s)
Authors: Rice, Franklin P. (Franklin Pierce), 1852-1919, ed
Subjects: Worcester (Mass.) -- Description and travel Worcester (Mass.) -- Biography
Publisher: Worcester, Mass., F. S. Blanchard & company
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
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GEORGE L. BROWNELL. The Worcester of 1898. 57?- Worcester Board of Trade, of the Worcester Fire Society, the Grand Armyof the Republic, and various other societies and organizations. He is aRepublican in politics. In 1872 Mr. Brown married r^Iariana Alifflin, daughter of Timothy Keeseand Xancy Shove (Hacker) Earle, and they have four sons. George Loomis Brownell was born July 13, 1854, at East Haddam, Con-necticut. He was educated in the public schools of his native town, atWilliston vSeminary, Easthampton, ]\Iassachusetts, and at the SheffieldScientific School of Yale University, where he was graduated in 1S75. He

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RESIDENCE OF GEORGE L. BROWNELL, 14 JOHN STREET. was among the leading athletes while in college, rowing on the victoriousYale freshmen crew at Springfield, Massachusetts, in 1873, and with BobCook on the Yale University crew at Saratoga in 1874 and 1875. After leaving college he was engaged in teaching for two years in hisnative town, during which time, when not employed in school duties, heinvented an improved twisting-machine, which he built and had patentedin 1878. He afterwards built and sold several of his machines, and lookingfor a better locality in which to develop his inventions, came to Worcesterin iSSo, and had two machines built by contract imder his personal super-vision at the W^ashburn machine-shop. He then hired a small room in thebasement at 57 Union street, and began the manufacture, on a limited

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