Washington County Biographies

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Willard R. Amidon

Willard R. Amidon, jeweler and watchmaker, Hartford; business established August, 1876; average value of stock and fixtures, $2,000. Mr. Amidon is a native of the town of Hartford; is the son of Elisha and Augustine (Butler) Amidon, and was born April 18, 1856; in 1874, he learned the watchmaker's trade, and in August, 1876, opened his present store.