HON. JOHN SAXTON KENT, ex-mayor of the city of Brockton, and one of that city’s leading manufacturers, is as well one of the most enterprising and progressive citizens who have made their way to success in this Commonwealth. Merit commands recognition, and the deserving find doors opening and the way growing plainer as they go onward. In the life of Mr. Kent we have a noble example of the result of pluck, untiring energy and perseverance, combined with natural business acumen, he being the architect of his own successful career, and having acquired, through his own capabilities, a place among
Luedders’ historical and pictorial city directory of Angola, Indiana for the year 1923, containing an historical compilation of items of local interest, a complete canvass of names in the city, which includes every member of the family, college students, families on rural lines, directory of officers of county, city, lodges, churches, societies, a directory of streets, and a classified business directory.
United States Soldiers of the Civil War Residing in Michigan, June 1, 1894 [ Names within brackets are reported in letters. ] Dickinson County. Breen Township. – William Allen, William H. Morris, George Fugal, Thomas Reiley. Breitung Township. – Philip Schell, James Durand, John L. Buell, Jerome Dakota, George P. Shaver. Felch Township. – Moses Brisk, Henry Duffy, Thomas Reiley, Thomas Quaid. Norway Township. – Robert Fisher, Michael Mullen. Sagola Township. – John Paranto, Richard Cleveland. Waucedah Township. – Salmon P. Saxton, Enos Renier, Henry G. Rothwell. Iron Mountain City, Second Ward. – W. T. Carpenter, Samuel Bassett. Iron Mountain
Saxton, Nelson A., Waltham, was born in Vermont on May 2, 1808. He was a son of James Saxton, who settled in Vermont in 1799. He was married on November 18, 1835, to Achsa Fisher, who was a daughter of George and Achsa (Elmer) Fisher, of Waltham, Vt. Mr. Saxton purchased the Fisher homestead in 1841, and resided there until the time of his death, which occurred on July 22, 1874. He was a successful breeder of fine sheep, and ranked high among the best breeders of his day. He held several of the town offices, and represented his town
There is probably no member of the bar of Baker County more well and favorably known than he whose name heads this sketch, and a history of his career such as it justly merits, would prove of deep interest to our readers, and would truly exemplify the old adage that persistency and merit will in the end win out over opportunity. Mr. Saxton was born In 1864, in the Blue Grass State, and remained there with but a short interval until his seventeenth year. He received a country school education. and the last year taught one himself. Moving to Shelby