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Charles Ethan Billings
CHARLES ETHAN BILLINGS, HARTFORD: President of the Billings & Spencer Company.
Mr. Billings was born in Weathersfield, Vt., Dec. 6, 1835, and was educated in the common schools at Windsor in that State. He acquired the profession of a mechanical engineer, and is at present a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. President Billings formerly resided in Utica, N.Y.
His business life, however, has been spent for the most part in Hartford, where he has been instrumental in establishing an extensive and prosperous industry.
|| The company manufactures machinistsí tools and drop forgings, and is at the head of that line of business in the state. President Billings is regarded as one of the foremost business men in the city, and has been for years a successful manager of industrial interests. He is the author and patentee of many useful inventions manufactured by his company, which are largely sold in this country and Europe. He is a prominent representative of the masonic order, having received all of the York and Scottish degrees. He is a past grand commander of the Grand Commandery of Knight Templars of Connecticut. His local membership is with Washington
Commandery. He has also been associated with the Connecticut National Guard, formerly being a private in the First Regiment. He has been a member of both branches of the court of common council, spending four years in the board of aldermen. During the last two years was chairman of the ordinance committee on the part of the upper board, and has exerted an important influence in that capacity.
He is a republican in politics, and has represented the third ward in the municipal government. Alderman Billings is connected with the Second Ecclesiastical society, the Rev. Dr. E. P. Parkerís, and with the Hartford Club. He has traveled abroad, visiting Europe during the summer of 1890, and is a gentleman of the most enjoyable personal character. He has been married twice, the second wife being Miss Eva C. Holt of this city, daughter of councilman Lucius H. Holt. There are four children by the two marriages.
Source: Builders of Our Nation, Men of 1914
pub. Men of Nineteen-Fourteen, Chicago, Ill. 1915.
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