Brother Joseph L. Sweet

 7 Feb 1852, Mansfield Ma Р1932, Attleboro Ma

Bro. Sweet was a partner from circa 1875 to 1930 with Robert Fitz Simmons and Edgar L. Hixon in Attleboro, Ma as

R. F. SIMMONS Company, manufacturing jewelers.

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After taking upon the degrees of Freemasonry, Joseph took a Pilgrimage to Jerusalem and neighboring areas in 1905.

Returning with a Gavel and 2 ashlars, one rough one smooth from the same quarries that produced King Solomon’s temple.

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Joseph’s son Bro. Harold Sweet would become the first mayor of Attleboro.

Joseph L. Sweet