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Asher S. Bailey

ASHER S. BAILEY, EAST HARTFORD: Flour and Grain Merchant.

Mr. Bailey, who is one of the best-known business men of East Hartford, was born in Haddam, Conn., January 6, 1851. 

He was educated in the common schools of Haddam, and spent his life there until he was twenty-six years of age, working at his trade of a carpenter and joiner, when he removed to East Hartford. Since residing in the last-named town, he has been justice of the peace and school committee for ten years, and is well known for his active interest in public affairs. He is an earnest republican. His religious connections are with the First Baptist church of Hartford. He has been in mercantile business for the past twelve years. He is without any family, having lost by death his wife and only child.


Source:  Builders of Our Nation, Men of 1914 pub. Men of Nineteen-Fourteen, Chicago, Ill. 1915.

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