Biographical Sketch of D. H. Lewis

Lewis, D. H., Vergennes, was born in St. Johns, Canada East, in 1843, and settled in Vergennes, Vt., in 1861; became a clerk for Parker & Booth, who were then keeping a general store, and in 1864 he became teller of the Bank of Vergennes, and in 1872 he became cashier. In April, 1880, he became cashier of a new organization, the Farmers’ National Bank of Vergennes, where he still remains as a resident. He is also engaged in the manufacture of horseshoe nails, being secretary and treasurer of the National Company from 1872 to the present time. The company was organized in 1869. He was a member of Assembly in 1884 and ’85, and has also been a corporation officer. He was a son of Elizabeth M. Sawyer, who was born in Canada, where Mrs. Lewis died. Mr. Lewis died in Chicago, Ill.



Addison County VT,

Smith, H. P. History of Addison County Vermont: With Illustrations And Biographical Sketches of Some of Its Prominent Men And Pioneers. Syracuse, N.Y.: D. Mason & co., 1886.

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