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John H. Bringhurst, Saw Manufacturer - Philadelphia, PA


John Henry Bringhurst

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Colonel John Henry Bringhurst, son of Thomas Bringhurst by his wife Mary Fraley, was born at Germantown, 21 January, 1812.

He was educated in the common schools of his native place, and taught school for a few terms. He was then given a business training by his father, and when a young man he began the manufacture of saws, and later engaged in the manufacture of other iron and steel products ; eventually he became a member of the iron and steel firm of Verree & Co.

He died at Philadelphia, 24 December, 1898.

Merchants' Magazine
and Commercial Review, 1847

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