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List of Businesspeople
FieldFirstLastServiceStateCountyPlaceSrc
salespersonFurio A. 1930CTNew Haven CoNew Haven
manufacturerAbiel Jacob 1915MAMiddlesex CoGraniteville
manufacturerJohn Cameron 1915MAMiddlesex CoGraniteville
real estateEdward F. 1864KYKenton CoCovington
bookkeeperGeorge Irving 1891NYOswego CoOswego
merchantJames H. 1930NHRockingham CoDerry
merchantOrville Simon 1863-1869MIVan Buren CoDecatur
salespersonUlysses V. 1898MAMiddlesex CoCambridge
businesspersonW. Herbert 1914MASuffolk CoBoston
cashierLena Clark 1871-1878IAJasper CoNewton
salespersonGeorge Hinman 1926PAPhiladelphia CoPhiladelphia
businesspersonDavid T. 1914NYNew York CoNew York City
businesspersonDavid M. 1917NCMecklenburg CoCharlotte
businesspersonGeorge Dudley 1914MOSt Louis City
merchantFrancis W. 1888WVKanawha CoCharleston
real estateSterling Ely 1926MDWashington CoHagerstown
floristTony 1915CALos Angeles CoLos Angeles
businesspersonGeorge Washington 1910MNHennepin CoMinneapolis
businesspersonEdward Goodrich 1914NYNiagara CoNiagara Falls
businesspersonCharles Ernest 1914NYWestchester CoOssining
businesspersonFranklin 1914NYNew York CoNew York City
businesspersonLouis 1914MOSt Louis City
salespersonEmil 1903CODenver CoDenver
businesspersonGraff M. 1914OHLucas CoToledo
businesspersonSterling 1917NCMecklenburg CoCharlotte
manufacturerJohn Whittaker 1910CTNew Haven CoWaterbury
floristFrank 1915CALos Angeles CoLos Angeles
floristM. 1915CALos Angeles CoLos Angeles
businesspersonJohn A. M. 1919INJay CoPortland
businesspersonAlexander Bruce 1914ILCook CoChicago
salespersonAdelbert A. 1898MAMiddlesex CoCambridge
businesspersonAlva 1919COPueblo CoPueblo
bookkeeperAnnie E. 1898MAMiddlesex CoCambridge
real estateBenjamin F. 1921DCWashington
manufacturerBertram Francis 1910ILCook CoChicago
merchantBlake Brady 1916NCJohnston CoFour Oaks
businesspersonCharles Closson 1919NYNew York CoNew York City
insurance agentCharles Edgar 1915-1917CTHartford CoHartford
businesspersonCharles Follen 1914MASuffolk CoRoxbury
salespersonCharles S. 1898MAMiddlesex CoCambridge
salespersonCharles Ward 1915PAPhiladelphia CoPhiladelphia
bookkeeperClara M. 1898MAMiddlesex CoCambridge
businesspersonClinton 1877NYMadison CoValley Mills
businesspersonCyrus Hall 1914ILCook CoChicago
merchantEdward Beckley 1921DCWashington
salespersonElizabeth S. Parmenter 1916IALinn CoCedar Rapids
businesspersonGeorge W. 1877NYNew York CoNew York City
stenographerGeorgianna 1898MAMiddlesex CoCambridge
businesspersonHenry H. 1919NYNew York CoNew York City
salespersonHoward Ferris 1919ILCook CoChicago
salespersonHugh Bandy 1916NCJohnston CoFour Oaks
businesspersonIsabelle 1917NCMecklenburg CoCharlotte
cashierJames 1843DCWashington
businesspersonJesse 1877NYJefferson CoWatertown
insurance agentJohn Q. 1898MAMiddlesex CoCambridge
businesspersonJohn T. 1877TXTravis CoAustin
advertisingMelvin Jay 1919WIRacine CoBurlington
brokerMorgan Orland 1910CALos Angeles CoLos Angeles
salespersonRobert Carr 1915MASuffolk CoBoston
businesspersonSmith 1914MEWashington CoMilltown
salespersonStephen D. 1898MAMiddlesex CoCambridge
salespersonWalter 1926NJUnion CoSummit
businesspersonWilliam Crittenden 1914NYNew York CoNew York City
real estateArthur Dulaney 1921DCWashington
brokerGeorge Townsend 1895NYNew York CoNew York City
salespersonLouis 1926MDBaltimore City
merchantBernard 1926MDBaltimore City
bookkeeperLouise 1917MIWayne CoDetroit
businesspersonLeon N. 1919NYNew York CoNew York City
insurance agentWilliam Charles 1908MTYellowstone CoBillings
businesspersonCharles C. 1919ILCook CoChicago
businesspersonWilliam Augustus 1919CTTolland CoTolland
merchantRansom Hunley 1901ALDallas CoSelma
advertisingPeter J. 1930NYMonroe CoRochester
businesspersonAndrew Jackson 1914WIMilwaukee CoMilwaukee
cashierRobert Babson 1915WYJohnson CoBuffalo
businesspersonJohn William 1914NYNew York CoNew York City
salespersonWallace Sheldon 1930NHRockingham CoPortsmouth
businesspersonThomas Jasper 1919MOSt Louis City
grocerAndrew 1898MAMiddlesex CoCambridge
businesspersonGeorge Rockwell 1905CALos Angeles CoLos Angeles
insurance agentLeon E. 1921DCWashington
brokerCharles Quincy 1910ILCook CoChicago
manufacturerJames Monroe 1856-1858GAMuscogee CoColumbus
businesspersonJohn Augustus 1914NYNassau CoWestbury
merchantNathaniel 1853IALee CoKeokuk
merchantNathaniel 1856MOCooper CoBoonville
insurance agentCharles Edgar 1891-1903ILCook CoChicago
businesspersonJohn Joseph 1914NYErie CoBuffalo
businesspersonJudson D. 1917NCMecklenburg CoCharlotte
real estateHarold Larov 1914-1917MASuffolk CoBoston
bookkeeperCharles A. 1898MAMiddlesex CoCambridge
real estateGeorge Henry 1910WAKing CoSeattle
bookkeeperAllison 1902NCNew Hanover CoWilmington
bookkeeperGeorge F. 1902NCNew Hanover CoWilmington
bookkeeperWilliam H. 1902NCNew Hanover CoWilmington
businesspersonChauncey 1877ILMcLean CoBloomington
salespersonDurfee Sexton 1913-1915NYMonroe CoRochester
bookkeeperEdwin H. 1898MAMiddlesex CoCambridge
insurance agentEdwin Thompson 1930NHCheshire CoKeene

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4BusinesspeopleCA, San Bernardino Co, Redlands
1BusinesspeopleCA, San Diego Co, Point Loma
12BusinesspeopleCA, San Diego Co, San Diego
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80BusinesspeopleCA, San Francisco Co, San Francisco
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1BusinesspeopleCA, San Mateo Co, Menlo Park
1BusinesspeopleCA, Santa Barbara Co, Santa Barbara
1BusinesspeopleCA, Solano Co, Suisun
1BusinesspeopleCO, Pitkin Co, Redstone
6BusinesspeopleCO, Pueblo Co, Pueblo
2BusinesspeopleCT, Fairfield Co, Norwalk
1BusinesspeopleCT, Fairfield Co, Rowayton
1BusinesspeopleCT, Fairfield Co, Shelton
6BusinesspeopleCT, Fairfield Co, Stamford
3BusinesspeopleCT, Hartford Co, Simsbury
1BusinesspeopleCT, Hartford Co, Wethersfield
2BusinesspeopleCT, Litchfield Co, Thomaston
2BusinesspeopleCT, Litchfield Co, Torrington
3BusinesspeopleCT, Litchfield Co, Winsted
15BusinesspeopleCT, Middlesex Co, Middletown
10BusinesspeopleCT, New Haven Co, Meriden
30BusinesspeopleCT, New Haven Co, New Haven
2BusinesspeopleCT, New Haven Co, Wallingford
17BusinesspeopleCT, New Haven Co, Waterbury
4BusinesspeopleCT, Tolland Co, Rockville
1BusinesspeopleCT, Windham Co, Willimantic
440BusinesspeopleDC, Washington
9BusinesspeopleDE, New Castle Co, Wilmington
1BusinesspeopleFL, Dade Co, Miami
8BusinesspeopleFL, Hillsborough Co, Tampa
11BusinesspeopleGA, Bibb Co, Macon
8BusinesspeopleGA, Chatham Co, Savannah
1BusinesspeopleIA, Kossuth Co, Wesley
3BusinesspeopleIA, Marshall Co, Marshalltown
1BusinesspeopleIA, Polk Co, Valley Junction
3BusinesspeopleIL, Lake Co, Waukegan
1BusinesspeopleIL, Livingston Co, Pontiac
1BusinesspeopleIL, Shelby Co, Stewardson
8BusinesspeopleIL, Winnebago Co, Rockford
1BusinesspeopleIL, Winnebago Co, Roscoe
2BusinesspeopleIN, Jackson Co, Seymour
8BusinesspeopleIN, St Joseph Co, South Bend
6BusinesspeopleIN, Vigo Co, Terre Haute
2BusinesspeopleKS, Rice Co, Sterling
4BusinesspeopleKS, Saline Co, Salina
19BusinesspeopleKS, Shawnee Co, Topeka
1BusinesspeopleKY, Estill Co, Winston
1BusinesspeopleMA, Berkshire Co, Williamstown
4BusinesspeopleMA, Bristol Co, Taunton
5BusinesspeopleMA, Essex Co, Salem
1BusinesspeopleMA, Hampden Co, Ludlow
24BusinesspeopleMA, Hampden Co, Springfield
2BusinesspeopleMA, Hampshire Co, Ware
2BusinesspeopleMA, Middlesex Co, Arlington
1351BusinesspeopleMA, Middlesex Co, Cambridge
1BusinesspeopleMA, Middlesex Co, East Everett
3BusinesspeopleMA, Middlesex Co, Malden
1BusinesspeopleMA, Middlesex Co, Marlborough
1BusinesspeopleMA, Middlesex Co, Mt Auburn
1BusinesspeopleMA, Middlesex Co, North Billerica
9BusinesspeopleMA, Middlesex Co, Somerville
1BusinesspeopleMA, Middlesex Co, West Townsend
3BusinesspeopleMA, Middlesex Co, Woburn
1BusinesspeopleMA, Plymouth Co, West Hanover
406BusinesspeopleMA, Suffolk Co, Boston
6BusinesspeopleMA, Suffolk Co, Roxbury
3BusinesspeopleMA, Suffolk Co, Winthrop
2BusinesspeopleMA, Worcester Co, Clinton
1BusinesspeopleMA, Worcester Co, South Ashburnham
1BusinesspeopleMA, Worcester Co, Uxbridge
2BusinesspeopleMA, Worcester Co, Westborough
31BusinesspeopleMA, Worcester Co, Worcester
2BusinesspeopleME, Penobscot Co, South Brewer
3BusinesspeopleME, Somerset Co, Skowhegan
1BusinesspeopleME, Washington Co, Milltown
1BusinesspeopleMI, Bay Co, West Bay City
1BusinesspeopleMI, Berrien Co, Three Oaks
1BusinesspeopleMI, Midland Co, Midland
6BusinesspeopleMI, Saginaw Co, Saginaw
1BusinesspeopleMI, Saginaw Co, St Charles
1BusinesspeopleMI, St. Joseph Co, Sturgis
2BusinesspeopleMI, Wexford Co, Manton
67BusinesspeopleMN, Hennepin Co, Minneapolis
3BusinesspeopleMN, Olmsted Co, Rochester
27BusinesspeopleMN, Ramsey Co, St Paul
1BusinesspeopleMN, Washington Co, Stillwater
147BusinesspeopleMO, St Louis City
1BusinesspeopleMO, St Louis Co, Valley Park
1BusinesspeopleNC, Craven Co, Thurman
4BusinesspeopleNC, Duplin Co, Warsaw
18BusinesspeopleNC, Forsyth Co, Winston-Salem
1BusinesspeopleNC, Gaston Co, Mt Holly
2BusinesspeopleNC, Johnston Co, Selma
208BusinesspeopleNC, New Hanover Co, Wilmington
1BusinesspeopleNC, Northampton Co, Woodland
5BusinesspeopleNC, Richmond Co, Rockingham
3BusinesspeopleNC, Rockingham Co, Spray
2BusinesspeopleNH, Belknap Co, Tilton
1BusinesspeopleNH, Cheshire Co, Swanzey
15BusinesspeopleNH, Hillsborough Co, Manchester
3BusinesspeopleNH, Hillsborough Co, Wilton
6BusinesspeopleNH, Strafford Co, Rochester
1BusinesspeopleNJ, Cumberland Co, Vineland
11BusinesspeopleNJ, Mercer Co, Trenton
2BusinesspeopleNJ, Morris Co, Morristown
1BusinesspeopleNM, Quay Co, Tucumcari
2BusinesspeopleNM, Santa Fe Co, Santa Fe
21BusinesspeopleNY, Broome Co, Binghamton
2BusinesspeopleNY, Cortland Co, Truxton
17BusinesspeopleNY, Jefferson Co, Watertown
73BusinesspeopleNY, Kings Co, Brooklyn
52BusinesspeopleNY, Monroe Co, Rochester
1BusinesspeopleNY, Nassau Co, Westbury
853BusinesspeopleNY, New York Co, New York City
36BusinesspeopleNY, Oneida Co, Utica
78BusinesspeopleNY, Onondaga Co, Syracuse
1BusinesspeopleNY, Queens Co, Whitestone
24BusinesspeopleNY, Rensselaer Co, Troy
1BusinesspeopleNY, Richmond Co, Mariners Harbor
2BusinesspeopleNY, Richmond Co, Staten Island
3BusinesspeopleNY, Schenectady Co, Schenectady
2BusinesspeopleNY, Seneca Co, Seneca Falls
1BusinesspeopleNY, Warren Co, Warrensburg
3BusinesspeopleNY, Wayne Co, Palmyra
4BusinesspeopleNY, Westchester Co, Yonkers
1BusinesspeopleOH, Allen Co, Lima
10BusinesspeopleOH, Clark Co, Springfield
1BusinesspeopleOH, Clinton Co, Wilmington
2BusinesspeopleOH, Coshocton Co, Coshocton
1BusinesspeopleOH, Jackson Co, Oak Hill
4BusinesspeopleOH, Jefferson Co, Steubenville
1BusinesspeopleOH, Lake Co, Willoughby
1BusinesspeopleOH, Lorain Co, Oberlin
20BusinesspeopleOH, Lucas Co, Toledo
7BusinesspeopleOH, Mahoning Co, Youngstown
1BusinesspeopleOH, Marion Co, Marion
1BusinesspeopleOH, Miami Co, Piqua
2BusinesspeopleOH, Muskingum Co, Zanesville
1BusinesspeopleOH, Trumbull Co, Niles
1BusinesspeopleOH, Tuscarawas Co, Mineral City
2BusinesspeopleOH, Washington Co, Marietta
2BusinesspeopleOH, Wayne Co, Wooster
2BusinesspeopleOR, Marion Co, Salem
1BusinesspeoplePA, Allegheny Co, West Elizabeth
2BusinesspeoplePA, Beaver Co, Rochester
1BusinesspeoplePA, Bedford Co, Waterside
7BusinesspeoplePA, Berks Co, Reading
3BusinesspeoplePA, Bradford Co, Towanda
1BusinesspeoplePA, Cambria Co, Johnstown
1BusinesspeoplePA, Chester Co, West Grove
1BusinesspeoplePA, Columbia Co, Benton
11BusinesspeoplePA, Lackawanna Co, Scranton
7BusinesspeoplePA, Luzerne Co, Wilkes-Barre
1BusinesspeoplePA, Luzerne Co, Wyoming
3BusinesspeoplePA, Lycoming Co, Williamsport
1BusinesspeoplePA, Monroe Co, Stroudsburg
2BusinesspeoplePA, Northumberland Co, Milton
2BusinesspeoplePA, Northumberland Co, Shamokin
219BusinesspeoplePA, Philadelphia Co, Philadelphia
2BusinesspeoplePA, Susquehanna Co, Susquehanna
4BusinesspeoplePA, Warren Co, Warren
5BusinesspeoplePA, York Co, York
57BusinesspeopleRI, Providence Co, Providence
5BusinesspeopleRI, Providence Co, Woonsocket
1BusinesspeopleRI, Washington Co, Narragansett
2BusinesspeopleSC, Anderson Co, Williamston
2BusinesspeopleSC, Marion Co, Marion
6BusinesspeopleSC, Spartanburg Co, Spartanburg
22BusinesspeopleTN, Shelby Co, Memphis
4BusinesspeopleTX, Anderson Co, Palestine
21BusinesspeopleTX, McLennan Co, Waco
1BusinesspeopleTX, Roberts Co, Miami
10BusinesspeopleUT, Salt Lake Co, Salt Lake City
1BusinesspeopleUT, Salt Lake Co, South Jordan
3BusinesspeopleVA, Martinsville
9BusinesspeopleVA, Petersburg
25BusinesspeopleVA, Richmond City
4BusinesspeopleVT, Caledonia Co, St Johnsbury
5BusinesspeopleVT, Rutland Co, Rutland
2BusinesspeopleVT, Windsor Co, Quechee
2BusinesspeopleVT, Windsor Co, Springfield
47BusinesspeopleWA, King Co, Seattle
10BusinesspeopleWA, Pierce Co, Tacoma
12BusinesspeopleWA, Spokane Co, Spokane
1BusinesspeopleWI, Chippewa Co, New Auburn
1BusinesspeopleWI, Crawford Co, Soldiers Grove
85BusinesspeopleWI, Milwaukee Co, Milwaukee
2BusinesspeopleWI, Monroe Co, Sparta
1BusinesspeopleWI, Monroe Co, Warrens
12BusinesspeopleWI, Racine Co, Racine
1BusinesspeopleWI, Sheboygan Co, Sheboygan Falls
3BusinesspeopleWI, Winnebago Co, Menasha
2BusinesspeopleWI, Wood Co, Marshfield
6BusinesspeopleWV, Ohio Co, Wheeling

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