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Boott, Kirk

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Born: 1790 AD
Died: 1837 AD, at 46 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Manufacturers

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1791 - Born on the 20th of October in Boston, Massachusetts. American manufacturer.

         - He attended Rugby School in England, and later went to Harvard College.

1817 - He returned to Boston and became involved in the Boston Manufacturing Company at Waltham, Massachusetts.

1818 - Kirk Boott had married Francis Seymour Haden's aunt, Ann Haden.

1822 - Boston Manufacturing Company formed the Merrimack Manufacturing Company and he was sent to Lowell to be the first agent and treasurer.

1835 - The Boott Cotton Mills was constructed and one of many cotton textile mill complexes established in the growing city of Lowell, Massachusetts.

1837 - He died in his carriage at the corner of Dutton and Merrimack Streets in downtown Lowell on 11th of April.

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