Biographical Sketch of H. Q. Sargent

Sargent, H. Q.; merchant; born, Tampworth, N. H., Sept. 28, 1838; son of Joel and Hannah K. Boyd Sargent; studied in public school in Tampworth, and went to New Hampton Literary and Scientific Institute, graduating in 1858; poor health prevented a college course at Yale; married, Boston, Mass., June 28, 1860, Eliza E. S. Drew; issue, two daughters, Mabel, now Mrs. Alfred A. Guthrie, of Albany, N. Y., and Grace C., the wife of Rev. Arthur Dumper, of Norwalk, O., taught school for several years, and in 1862, entered the army as private in the 12th Regiment, N. H. Vol. Infantry; appointed 2nd lieut.; served till close of war in 1865; mustered out as senior capt., of regiment; in business in new Hampshire until 1869; in the Treasury Dept., at Washington, D. C., until 1870; came to Cleveland, and established the H. Q. Sargent Co.; in 1907, business incorporated as the Sargent Photo Supply & Mnfg, Co.; pres. of he Co.; school director, 1892 to 1900; interested in educational affairs; member Chamber of Commerce. Loyal Legion, Grand Army of the Republic, Mason, Knights of Pythias, Tippecanoe Club; member Trinity Cathedral.

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