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Matthew Chaloner Durfee Borden
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Birth: Jul. 18, 1842
Fall River
Bristol County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: May 27, 1912

Owner of cotton mills and cotton printing plants, one of the world's largest, in Fall River, MA. - The American Print Works. It still stands today located beneath the Braga Bridge. Known as "King of Calico".
Hanging in the Fall River Historical Society is a full life size oil on canvas portrait of MCD Borden, commissioned by Borden himself and presented to the Boy's Club of Fall River, where it originally hung on the staircase; in 1895 Borden donated $100,000 to the city in order to construct the Boy's Club. Borden a quintessential textile magnate, he owned the American Printing Company, the largest textile printing company in the world, which he controlled from his offices in New York City; an idealized version of the mills can be seen through the window in the painting. Though born and raised in Fall River, Borden and his family resided in New York City in a mansion filled with an exquisite collection of fine art and antiquities. The American Printing Company was Fall River's largest employer. Mr. Borden was very good to his work force. My Great Grandfather Manuel Raposa was one of his employees. Ken Raposa (FRHS ~ tour guide) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Richard Borden (1795 - 1874)
  Abby Walker Durfee Borden (1798 - 1884)
 
 Spouse:
  Harriet M. Durfee Borden (1838 - 1902)*
 
 Children:
  William Owen Borden (1867 - 1868)*
  Bertram H Borden (1868 - 1956)*
  Harry E. Borden (1870 - 1872)*
  Matthew Sterling Borden (1872 - 1914)*
  Howard Seymour Borden (1876 - 1950)*
  Owen Ives Borden (1881 - 1899)*
  Infant Female Borden (1883 - 1883)*
 
 Siblings:
  Caroline Borden (1829 - 1922)*
  Thomas James Borden (1832 - 1902)*
  Richard Baxter Borden (1834 - 1906)*
  Edward Payson Borden (1836 - 1916)*
  William Henry Harrison Borden (1840 - 1872)*
  Matthew Chaloner Durfee Borden (1842 - 1912)
  Sarah Walker Covel (1844 - 1914)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Woodlawn Cemetery
Bronx
Bronx County
New York, USA
Plot: Fairview Section 122/134
 
Created by: Ginny M
Record added: Mar 08, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8485042
Matthew Chaloner Durfee Borden
Added by: ALBERT WARD BORDEN JR.
 
Matthew Chaloner Durfee Borden
Added by: Ginny M
 
Matthew Chaloner Durfee Borden
Added by: Kenneth Joseph Raposa
 
 
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Fall River, Massachusetts
- Kenneth Joseph Raposa
 Added: Jun. 14, 2013
Rest In Peace
- Anonymous
 Added: Nov. 23, 2009

- AMMNY
 Added: Aug. 22, 2007
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