Henry E. Weed
Henry E. Weed

Information on this page is from History of Rensselaer Co., New York by Nathaniel Bartlett Sylvester, published in 1880.

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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