ford, August 8, 1860, and died November 25, 1861, aged thirty.
He lived a manly, useful life, and his simple nature, sound sense and abundant humor are still fresh in the memories of those who were his associates and who yet survive him.
Sanford B. Perry was born September 20, 1819, in Leicester, Vt., and came to Medford in 1845.
He lived and practiced in Medford but a short time, yet he attained considerable prominence in the town and state as a politician.
Mr. Perry had considerable pMr. Perry had considerable practice, which was largely conveyancing and collecting.
He was, however, a man of ability, and early secured the confidence of the people.
He was a prominent Whig, and his contributions to the news sheets of the time on political affairs were favorably received by the people.
He was a man of commanding presence.
Though not a college man, he was well educated and became very popular and active in town affairs.
Elected to the school board in 1847, which position he filled for five years, his