Chester W. Greene, musician. Served 1 year in Civil War, as musician in navy.
Greene, Chester W. was born on April 22, 1839 in Stoneham, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Elisha and Martha (Williams) Greene.
Educational public schools, Stoneham, and Normal Music School, N. Reading, Massachusetts.
Served 1 year in Civil War, as musician in navy. Connected with piano manufacturing business, 1863-1872. Taught music in public schools, 1872-1880.
In piano department Oliver Ditson & Company, 1880-1891. Taught again in public schools, 1891-1895. Mus. editor B. F. Wood Music corporation since 1895.
Organist and director of music, Congressional Church, Stoneham, 1860-1903, now in Unitarian Church, Stoneham. Connected with orchestras, brass bands, and various organizations as leader, director, etc., since was 20 years of age. Has written church, piano and organ music, and compositions for bands and orchestras.
Served 1 year in Civil War, as musician in navy.
Married Caroline C. Tweed, of Stoneham, Massachusetts, September 29, 1864.