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Re: H. J. Dowd Paper Company/Boston, Massachusetts
Posted by: Christopher Dowd (ID *****4778) Date: December 23, 2008 at 19:47:52
In Reply to: H. J. Dowd Paper Company/Boston, Massachusetts by Deborah Hutkin of 1079

Hi Deborah,

I'm Christopher Dowd and Currently live in Boston. My grandfather, Edward P. Dowd, Worked with Harry J Dowd who was his uncle at the H.J. Dowd Paper Company. Though Harry was his uncle- they were only seperated by a few years and my father says people thought they were brothers. My Grandfather - though baptized Edward Pierce Dowd went by his confirmation name- Joseph- so you may know him as Edward J. Dowd.

There is a Peter A. Dowd in our family lore. I'm not sure of the relation but the story goes that he was involved with the invention of an early telephone about the same time as Alexander Grahm Bell invented his. Supposedly there was a law suit and Peter A. Dowd settled for 30,000.

My father worked briefly for the company in the early 60's. He has a film of the company facility being built on Bent Street in Cambridge Mass with his father and Harry J. Dowd in the movie as well.

Would you be the daughter of Bob Dowd and his wife Ursula?



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