This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1903 Excerpt: ...on an extensive real estate and insurance business, was born in this city February 1, 186f. and?. singular fact in the family history is ...Read MoreThis historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1903 Excerpt: ...on an extensive real estate and insurance business, was born in this city February 1, 186f. and?. singular fact in the family history is that his father, Thodore F. Archer, Sr., and his grandfather, were also born on the first day of the month of February. In the public schools and seminary of Jamaica the subject of this review pursued his education and on putting aside his text books at once entered his father's office as a clerk. In 18yi he and his brother, James C, were admitted to a partnership in the business under the firm name of T. F. Archer &. Sons, and upon the father's death the business style was changed to T. I'. Archer's Sons, being thus continued until 1897, when our subject purchased his brother's interest and has since been sole proprietor. He is a man of excellent business ability and executive force, forms his plans with readiness and is resolute in carrying them forward to successful completion. His business policy is most commendable and his methods will bear the closest investigation. Not only in commercial circles but in civil and social life Mr. Archer occupies a leading and influential position. He has been a member of the Jamaica fire department for sixteen years and on the 1st of March, 1900. was elected chief engineer of this department, to which position he was reelected on the 5th of February, 1901. He is also a member of the Atlantic Company, the oldest fire truck company m the state and has filled the offices of vice-president, foreman and assistant foreman of this company. His prominent business interests and high social standing have associated him likewise with most of the prominent social clubs of Jamaica, He is a member of Saxon Lodge. No. 137, F. & A. M., of l.rooklyn; of Pentalpha Chapter, No. 206. R. A. M.; is...Read Less
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