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James Samuel Elton

manufacturer , banker

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.

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