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Rufus Barrett Stone, American lawyer. Served as private Company B, 6th Massachusetts Vols. (“Bloody Sixth”), at close of Civil War; member “Bucktail” Rifle Regiment, Pennsylvania Vols.

Background

Stone, Rufus Barrett was born on November 24, 1847 in Groton, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Warren Fay and Mary (Williams) Stone.

Education

Graduate Lawrence (Massachusetts) Academy, 1867. Special course, Williams College, 1867-1868.

Career

Engaged in the United States Revenue Service, in Mississippi. Admitted to Mississippi bar, 1872. Chancellor 17th District of Mississippi, 1874-1876.

Removed to Bradford, Pennsylvania. Member of law firm of Stone & Weil, later Stone, Brown & Sturgeon. Operated extensively in oil and gas.

President Central Oil Corporation, Muncie Mining Сompany. Vice president McKean County Lumber Company, etc. A founder, later owner, Bradford Evening Star.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Arthur George Olmstead, 1919. McKean, The Governor’s County, 1926. Sinnontouan in the War of the Revolution, 1927.

Membership

Served as private Company B, 6th Massachusetts Vols. (“Bloody Sixth”), at close of Civil War. Member “Bucktail” Rifle Regiment, Pennsylvania Vols.

Connections

Married Margaret Sarah Baldwin, April.

father:
Warren Fay Stone

mother:
Mary (Williams) Stone

spouse:
Margaret Sarah Baldwin