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 Allen Perry Lovejoy, Sr

Allen Perry Lovejoy, Sr

Wayne, Kennebec County, Maine, USA
Death 18 Mar 1904 (aged 78)
Janesville, Rock County, Wisconsin, USA
Burial Janesville, Rock County, Wisconsin, USA
Plot block 275, lot 4, grave 5
Memorial ID 12250765 · View Source
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Mr. Lovejoy grew up in Maine and learned the carpenter trade. In 1850 he moved to Janesville Wisconsin and worked as a builder. He started a lumberyard and branched out to own a few. He purchased several thousand acres of land in Michigan for his lumberyards. He was President of The Janesville Machine Company from 1875-1892 and the Director and a large stockholder in The Janesville Cotton Mills. He was elected to the Wisconsin State Legislature in 1869, served as Mayor of Janesville in 1881 and was elected to the state senate in 1887 and 1889.

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Allen Perry Lovejoy, Sr (20 Mar 1825–18 Mar 1904), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12250765, citing Oak Hill Cemetery, Janesville, Rock County, Wisconsin, USA ; Maintained by Sue (contributor 46778782) .