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Samuel Nelson Alrich

Samuel Nelson Alrich, American lawyer, state legislator and rail transportation executive. Member Massachusetts State senate, 1879, 1880, state House of Representatives, 1883.

Background

  • Alrich, Samuel Nelson was born on February 3, 1839 in Upton, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Sylvanus Bucklin and Lucy Jane (Stoddard) Alrich.

  • Education

    • Educated Worcester Academy, Brown U., and Harvard Law School.

    Career

    • Admitted to bar 1863, practiced Marlborough, Massachusetts, 1863-1874, after that in Boston retaining residence in Marlborough. Was 9 years member Marlborough School Committee. 4 years member of the board of selectmen.

      Was president old Framingham & Lowell R.R., later president Massachusetts Central R.R. and Central Massachusetts R.R.

    Membership

    Member Massachusetts State senate, 1879, 1880, state House of Representatives, 1883.

    Connections

    • Married Mary J., d.
    • father: Sylvanus Bucklin Alrich
    • mother: Lucy Jane (Stoddard) Alrich
    • spouse: Mary J.
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    Born February 3, 1839
    Died 1908
    (aged 68)
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