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Frank Burr Smith

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Frank Burr Smith (1872-1922)

1922 Obituary[1]

"The late Mr. Frank Burr Smith. We regret to have received information of the death, which occurred on August 16, of Mr. Frank Burr Smith, of Cherry street, Milford (Connecticut), works manager of the Bullard Machine Tool Co, Bridgeport (Conn.). Mr. Smith was born at Mohican Springs Farm, Fairfield (Conn.), on November 22, 1872, and entered the Bullard Company as a machinist apprentice in 1890. He then held positions in several other concerns, returning finally to the Bullard Company in 1911, whom he represented , in a sales capacity, with headquarters successively in Chicago, Cleveland and Philadelphia. The last year of his' sales work was spent in England and was coincident with-the first year of the war. Shortly after his return to the -United States he was appointed works manager of the company, a position he occupied until his death."

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