Edward E. Rawson (1818—April 10, 1893) was an important early businessman in Atlanta, Georgia. Rawson was born at Craftsbury, Vermont, seven generations removed from Edward Rawson, a politician who had emigrated from England in 1636 and settled at Newbury, Massachusetts.Most of his early life was spent on the plantation of his father, Elijah Rawson.Though accustomed to hard work young Rawson found plenty of time for study, and he was encouraged by parental influence and example to make the most of his educational opportunities.He attended the district schools, which were exceptionally good, but before reaching his nineteenth year his father died, making it necessary for him to leave home and to shift for himself.

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  • Edward E. Rawson (1818—April 10, 1893) was an important early businessman in Atlanta, Georgia. Rawson was born at Craftsbury, Vermont, seven generations removed from Edward Rawson, a politician who had emigrated from England in 1636 and settled at Newbury, Massachusetts.Most of his early life was spent on the plantation of his father, Elijah Rawson.Though accustomed to hard work young Rawson found plenty of time for study, and he was encouraged by parental influence and example to make the most of his educational opportunities.He attended the district schools, which were exceptionally good, but before reaching his nineteenth year his father died, making it necessary for him to leave home and to shift for himself. (en)
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  • Edward E. Rawson (1818—April 10, 1893) was an important early businessman in Atlanta, Georgia. Rawson was born at Craftsbury, Vermont, seven generations removed from Edward Rawson, a politician who had emigrated from England in 1636 and settled at Newbury, Massachusetts.Most of his early life was spent on the plantation of his father, Elijah Rawson.Though accustomed to hard work young Rawson found plenty of time for study, and he was encouraged by parental influence and example to make the most of his educational opportunities.He attended the district schools, which were exceptionally good, but before reaching his nineteenth year his father died, making it necessary for him to leave home and to shift for himself. (en)
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