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Augustus Brown Reed Sprague

Augustus Brown Reed Sprague, American soldier, banker. Member G.A.R. (commander Department of Massachusetts, 1868), Loyal Legion, etc.

Background

  • Sprague, Augustus Brown Reed was born on March 7, 1827 in Ware, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Lee and Lucia (Snow) S. (Mayflower descendant in 7th generation).

  • Education

    • Education public and private schools.

    Career

    • Clerk in stores in Worcester, 1842-1846. In mercantile business for himself, 1846-1861. Served in Civil War 3 years and 9 months as captain, lieutenant colonel and colonel, Massachusetts vols.

      Bvtd. brigadier general “for gallant and meritorious service during the war.” United States collector internal revenue, 8th Massachusetts District, 1867-1872. Sheriff Worcester County, 1871-1890. Mayor Worcester. 1896-1897.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member G.A.R. (commander Department of Massachusetts, 1868), Loyal Legion, etc.

    Connections

    • Married Elizabeth Janes Rice, 1846. Married second, Mary Jennie Barbour, October 23, 1890.
    • father: Lee Mayflower
    • mother: Lucia (Snow) S. (Mayflower
    • spouses: Elizabeth Janes Rice
    • Mary Jennie Barbour
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    Died 1910
    (aged 82)
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