Thursday, September 10, 2020

June 1894 Cabinet Photograph of Linwood Orville Towne; by the Alfred W. Anderson studio of Haverhill, Massachusetts

Cabinet photograph of a man identified on the reverse as Linwood O. Towne. The photograph was taken at the studio of Alfred W. Anderson of 60 Merrimack Street, Haverhill, Massachusetts.

According to his Massachusetts Death Record, Linwood Orville Towne was born 10 July 1855 at Newtonville, Massachusetts, the son of William Towne and Charlotte M. (Abbott) Towne. He was Secretary of the Class of 1878 at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 

At the time of his death, Linwood was a school sub-master.  He died on 19 October 1910 at Haverhill, Massachusetts.  Notice that "overwork" was listed as a contributing cause of death.  He's buried in the Mount Auburn Cemetery at Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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