Brother James H Sturdy

 

September 26th 1823 – June 14th 1900

 

James H. Sturdy a jeweler by trade was one of Ezekiel Bates Lodge charter members. Bro. Sturdy also was the lodge’s first Treasurer. In 1913 his estate was bequeathed to the city of Attleboro ¬†for the purpose of building a general hospital. On April 13th 1913 the 15 bed hospital opened its doors and hasn’t looked back.

Sturdy House

Sturdy House on Park St

 

Brother James H. Sturdy along with his brother J.F. Sturdy and H.M. Draper were pioneers in making rolled gold or stock