Horatio Nelson Jose, ca. 1870

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Horatio Nelson Jose (1819-1892) was a prominent Portland businessman. He and Joseph Poor operated a dry goods and carpet business from 1840-1860.

Jose also was a founder of Maine General Hospital, an organizer of the Portland and Ogdensburg Railroad in 1870, and a director of the Portland, Kennebec, and Maine Central Railroads, among many other civic activities.

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  • Title: Horatio Nelson Jose, ca. 1870
  • Creator: Lamson
  • Creation Date: circa 1870
  • Subject Date: circa 1870
  • Location: Portland, Cumberland County, ME
  • Media: Glass Negative
  • Local Code: Coll. 182, Box 5/18
  • Collection: Lamson Studios collection of glass plate negatives : Maine places
  • Object Type: Image

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