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Vinal was born in Charlestown September 23, 1826, in the vicinity of Union Square. After a successful career in the grain business with his father and brother, and in the grain commission business, he filled many positions of trust in public and private life. He was a trustee of the estate of Charles Tufts, who founded Tufts College, an assessor, representative in the legislature, a member of the common council, and on the board of aldermen. He was a member of the committee to lay out Broadway Park, and spent much time in supervising the work. He was interested in the founding of the Public Library; was the first president of the Somerville National Bank, and a director and president of the Cambridge Gas Company. He was active in the First Congregational Society of Somerville, and was for many years a deacon. He married Augusta L. Pierce, of Revere, and they lived to celebrate their golden wedding anniversary. A sister and two brothers also lived in Somerville, Alfred E., Jo
r engineering work in the Back Bay. He formed a partnership in 1869 with William A. Mason, C. E., of Cambridge, and during 1869-70 was engaged in general engineering, street and land improvement, and the construction of the famous Beacon Trotting Park in Allston, now occupied by the Boston & Albany Railroad roundhouse and yards. In April, 1870, he removed from Newton Centre to Cambridgeport, and in December of the same year returned to Somerville, where he opened an office in the newly-constewerage system for abolishing the Miller's River nuisance, which involved the construction of an eight-foot sewer in Somerville Avenue and the filling of Miller's River by digging off the top of historic Prospect Hill, and the construction of Broadway Park. On January 30, 1875, Mr. Elliot moved into a house which he had built for himself at 59 Oxford Street, Somerville. From 1876 to 1880, inclusive, he was engaged in general engineering, and as an expert in sanitary, hydraulic, and railroad
mi, 45. Baltimore, Md., 40. Bangor, Me., 82. Banks, General Nathaniel P., 64, 65, 66, 67, 81. Barbour, William S., 58. Bartlett's, 32. Baton Rouge, 65, 66. Battle of Bunker Hill, 61. Bayou Sara, 67. Bayou Teche, 66. Beacon Trotting Park, Allston, 58. Bean, George W., 32. Bedford Cemetery, 3. Bedford, Mass., 3. Bell, Dr. Luther V., 25. Bell, William Graham, 21. Belle Isle, 33, 34. Berwick City, La., 66. Bickford, Robert, 57. Bigelow, Abigail, 48. Bigelow, Abigail (Wi Power Co., The, 58. Bowdoin College, 46. Brashear, La., 66. Brastow, George O., 62. Bridgewater Normal School, 23. Brimmer School, Boston, Mass., 23, 24. Bristol, Eng., 53. British Retreat from Concord, 61. Broadway, 5, 6. Broadway Park, 17, 59. Brookline, Mass., 58. Brooks, Phillips, 72. Brown, Ann, 43. Brown, George Hay, 82. Bryant, Wallace, 24. Bull, David, 50. Bunker Hill, 56. Burbank, William A., 50. Burgoyne, General, 26. Burnham, Sarah M., 46. Butler, G