Frank Dexter Kimball

Frank Dexter Kimball

East Greenwich, Kent County, Rhode Island, USA
Death 25 May 1932 (aged 83)
Rock County, Wisconsin, USA
Burial Janesville, Rock County, Wisconsin, USA
Plot block 244-12-14
Memorial ID 126499138 · View Source
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from Rock County, Wisconsin: A New History of Its Cities, Villages ..., Volume 2

Frank D. Kimball, a prosperous business man of Janesville, Wis., was born on December 12, 1848, at East Greenwich, R.I., and is a son of Fenner and Adeline (Allen) Kimball, who came West and settled in Janesville, Wis. Here Frank D. acquired his education in the public schools, and after leaving school learned the painter's trade. After that he was employed as a brakeman on the Chicago & North-Western Railway. Later, after an interval spent in firing an engine, he became a locomotive engineer, and for sixteen years was engaged in that capacity on the North-Western Railway. In 1882 Mr. Kimball abandoned railroading and turned his attention to the furniture and undertaking business at Janesville, where he has continued in that line with eminent success for more than a quarter of a century.

Mr. Kimball is a man of careful, businesslike methods, and in all his transactions and dealings, by his fairness and readiness to carry out the principle of the golden rule, readily gains and holds public confidence and esteem. He has always devoted himself closely to his business, neither asking nor caring for public office.

In politics he is a Republican. He is identified with the Masonic order and the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks,and also is a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles.

On July 2, 1866, Mr. Kimball married Miss Euretta Burdick. who died April 30, 1876, leaving one son, George F., a daughter, Belle, having died in 1870. In 1877 Mr. Kimball married Sarah L. Hatch, his present wife, and they have two children, viz, Frank W. and Euretta Mary.

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