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Col Daniel Sanderson Lamson

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Col Daniel Sanderson Lamson

Birth
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Death
13 May 1912 (aged 83)
Weston, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial
Weston, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID
146663778 View Source

s/o John Lamson / Elizabeth Turner Kendall

Educated in France, graduating from the Royal Bourbon College. Studied law at Harvard Law School, admitted to the MA Bar 1853. He was Major of the 16th Regiment MA Volunteers, Grover's Brigade, Hooker's Division of Grand Army Corps, in 1861, and Lieutenant Colonel 1862-63.

In the fall of the year 1860, a Home Guard was organized by Captain D. S. Lamson for the purpose of drill and general preparation for future contingencies. The men purchased their own arms, which were deposited in town hall. About fifty young men joined the company, and were drilled in the manual of arms and street marching. He resigned from the military in 1862 due to ill health. Until his death in 1912, he was always referred to as “Colonel Lamson.”

A member of the Bostonian Society, the Watertown Historical Society, and the Sons of the American Revolution. He never practiced Law, but devoted most of his time to study and reading. He wrote "History of the town of Weston, Massachusetts 1630-1890 which was printed after his death in 1913.

m 19 Oct 1869 Manhattan, New York Co., NY
Mary Cornelia Gilman

They had 3 children - Joseph Fenwick, Charles, George Henry Draper

s/o John Lamson / Elizabeth Turner Kendall

Educated in France, graduating from the Royal Bourbon College. Studied law at Harvard Law School, admitted to the MA Bar 1853. He was Major of the 16th Regiment MA Volunteers, Grover's Brigade, Hooker's Division of Grand Army Corps, in 1861, and Lieutenant Colonel 1862-63.

In the fall of the year 1860, a Home Guard was organized by Captain D. S. Lamson for the purpose of drill and general preparation for future contingencies. The men purchased their own arms, which were deposited in town hall. About fifty young men joined the company, and were drilled in the manual of arms and street marching. He resigned from the military in 1862 due to ill health. Until his death in 1912, he was always referred to as “Colonel Lamson.”

A member of the Bostonian Society, the Watertown Historical Society, and the Sons of the American Revolution. He never practiced Law, but devoted most of his time to study and reading. He wrote "History of the town of Weston, Massachusetts 1630-1890 which was printed after his death in 1913.

m 19 Oct 1869 Manhattan, New York Co., NY
Mary Cornelia Gilman

They had 3 children - Joseph Fenwick, Charles, George Henry Draper

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burial 15 May


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