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James Samuel Elton

James Samuel Elton, American manufacturer, banker. Member Connecticut Senate, 1882-1883. Director Waterbury Hospital, Silas Bronson Library, the Westover School Corporation.

Background

  • Elton, James Samuel was born on November 7, 1838 in Waterbury, Connecticut, United States. Son of John Prince and Olive Margaret (Hall) Elton.

  • Education

    • Educated Everest’s School, Hamden, Connecticut, and Russell’s Military Academy, New Haven.

    Career

    • Entered employ Waterbury Brass Company, 1863, of which was president, 1874, until it was merged into American Brass Company, 1900. President Waterbury National Bank, 1896-1916. Director American Hardware Company.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member Connecticut Senate, 1882-1883. Director Waterbury Hospital, Silas Bronson Library, the Westover School Corporation.

    Connections

    • Married Charlotte Augusta Steele, October 28, 1863 (died 1899).
    • father: John Prince Elton
    • mother: Olive Margaret (Hall) Elton
    • spouse: Charlotte Augusta Steele
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    Died November 10, 1923
    (aged 85)
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