Foster, Hiram Thatcher (Boston, MA)
Hiram Thatcher Foster Sr. (Jr. below)
Blank Book Manufacturer
193 Court Street
b. Dorchester, Mass Jan. 5, 1813 d. May 2, 1880. served in the Civil war
with the Thirtieth Massachusetts volunteer infantry. Later transferred to
the reserves and was on guard at the theater the night President Lincoln was
assassinated. Frederick Clifton Pierce. Foster Genealogy, pg 639
After the Nov. 9, 1872 fire moved to " burnt district" at 25 Arch Street.
Hiram Thatcher Foster Jr. b. Dec. 7, 1842 d. April 17,1890, served in the
civil war, discharged in July 1865, Would take over the bindery upon the death
of his father. Would do the bindery work for the city printers, Rockwell &
Churchill, doing Documents, minutes and Masonic pamphlet work. ibid pg. 679
Henry Foster b. Boston Dec.15, 1840. Father Hiram Sr.. Bookbinder before
the Civil War and Printer and Bookbinder after.