|Henry E. Weed|
HENRY E. WEED, son of Alsop Weed, born in Troy, commenced as clerk, in 1837, for Weed & Thurman, wholesale grocers and lumber-dealers; admitted partner in 1843; 1845 to 1852 in wholesale grocery business with L. A. Battershall, under the firm of Battershall & Weed; from 1852 to 1872, in the wholesale boot and shoe business, under the firm of Weed, Stow & Co., which was the first house in this part of the State in that line of business; August, 1855, elected a director in Manufacturers' Bank; March, 1864, elected vice-president; January, 1865, elected vice-president of Manufacturers' National Bank; January, 1877, elected president of Manufacturers' Bank; 1857, elected county treasurer, by Board of Supervisors, to fill vacancy occasioned by death of Mr. Hamblin.
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