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This Day in Norwood History-January 16, 1964-John J. Murphy Named Director Of Local Bank

John J. Murphy, 185 Roosevelt avenue, Norwood, director of personnel and industrial relations at Bird & Son, Inc., was unanimously elected a director of the Dedham Trust Company at the annual meeting of stockholders held at the company offices in Dedham on Monday, January 13.

Mr. Murphy was a member of the Walpole Advisory Board of the bank from January 1960 until the opening of the Norwood office in 1962, when he became chairman of the ’Norwood Advisory Board.

The Dedham Trust Company has enjoyed a rapid expansion and is regarded as one of the fastest-growing commercial banks in the East. The bank, started in 1958, has four locations: Dedham, Walpole, Norwood, and Plainville.

This Day In Norwood History-February 5, 1943-Hospital Handles More Cases in 1942

This Day In Norwood History-February 5, 1943-Hospital Handles More Cases in 1942

44% Of Patients Prove To Be Norwood Residents Topping all previous years in the number of cases handled, the total of 4066 individuals who were treated at the Norwood Hospital…

The Tanneyhill & Diggs Families of Norwood

The Tanneyhill & Diggs Families of Norwood

Two Influential African-American Families in Norwood This story begins in the aftermath of the U. S. Civil War and the Emancipation Proclamation. Two Black families move to Norwood.Using photos donated…

This Day In Norwood History-February 4, 1941-Federal Auxiliary Airport in Norwood Asked in Proposal to State Legislature

This Day In Norwood History-February 4, 1941-Federal Auxiliary Airport in Norwood Asked in Proposal to State Legislature

While the legislative committee on military affairs remained deadlocked over the site for a new state-operated East Boston Airport auxiliary landing field, Senator Mason Sears of Dedham yesterday gained suspension…

This Day in Norwood History-February 3, 1948-Count Von Rumford Branded Spy By Historical Society Speaker

This Day in Norwood History-February 3, 1948-Count Von Rumford Branded Spy By Historical Society Speaker

Painting of Sir Benjamin Thompson, Count Rumford by Thomas Gainsborough 1783 A letter written in a nut-bark fluid to General Thomas Gage, British leader in the American Revolution, has recently been discovered and…

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