Hosea Churchill was born on Mar 27 1848 in New Britain, CT. He died on Mar
NOTE:He attended the public schools of his native town, New Britain, and was graduated from the New Britain High School in 1867. He entered the Scheffield Scientific School of Yale University, and was graduated in 1870. He then spent several years in studying law and was graduated from the Harvard Law School in 1874. He began to practice law in New Britain and was very successful, but turned his attention to the study of electrical science and with intense application devoted himself to the purpose of forming an electric company in New Britain. The strain of this extra study and work, added to his increasing professional labors, undoubtedly overtaxed a rather frail constitution and exceedingly sensitive, nervous temperment, his reason was temporarily unbalanced and during this illness he took his life by his own hand, to the great bereavement of his family and the sorrow of the entire community. He had a promising career before him, an ideal home life, and ample professional and business success. He was a man og generous impulses, strict integrity and unusual ability, and his death in the prime of life was widely and deeply mourned. The American Electric Company, which he organized, was the parent of the Thompson-Houston Company of Lynn, Massachusetts, subsequently merged in the General Electric Company.
He was married
to Annie Louise Smith on Nov 5 1874. Annie
Louise Smith was born in New Britain, CT. Frederick Hosea Churchill and Annie
Louise Smith had the following children:
+1307 i. May Churchill.
+1308 ii. William Churchill.
1309 iii. Rose Churchill was born on Jun 3 1878 in New Britain, CT.