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James Henry Rand Sr. (1859 - 1944)

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James Henry Rand Sr.
Born in Tonawanda, Erie, New York, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in North Falmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United Statesmap
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James Henry Rand, SR. was a descendant of John Rand, founder of Charlestown, Massachusetts. The Rand families lived in Massachusetts and later New York state (around Tonawanda, Niagara County). James Sr. was born May 29, 1859 in NY.

James Sr. first started as a railroad telegraph operator for three years then a bank cashier. As a banker he developed the first commercial system of dividers, file tabs and index cards. James Sr. founded the Rand Ledger Company to manufacture the index system. These greatly speeded up the banking efficiency.

Between 1908 to 1915 James Sr. had his son, James Jr.at the Rand Ledger Co. James Jr. created a new company dealing with filing systems and office supplies, mostly used by medical offices, American Kardex in 1915. His ideas centered on making business simpler. It became a huge company by 1920. In 1925, James Jr. purchased the Rand Ledger Corp. with his father serving as chairman of the company.

James Sr. lived until Sept. 15,1944.


This person was created on 11 April 2011 through the import of Rand Family Tree.ged.


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Name

Name: James Henry /Rand, Sr./
Name: James H. /Rand/
Source: #S-2135558631
Page: Year: 1880; Census Place: Tonawanda, Erie, New York; Roll: T9_827; Family History Film: 1254827; Page: 165.4000; Enumeration District: 104; Image: 0518.
Note: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=1880usfedcen&h=38425680&ti=0&indiv=try
Note: http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1880usfedcen&h=38425680&ti=0&indiv=try
Data:
Text: Name: James H. RandBirth: abt 1859 in New YorkResidence: 1880 in Tonawanda, Erie, New York, United States
APID: 1,6742::38425680

Found multiple versions of NAME. Using James Henry /Rand, Sr./.

Birth

Birth:
Date: 29 May 1859
Place: Tonawanda, Erie, New York, United States
Birth:
Date: abt 1859
Place: New York
Source: #S-2135558631
Page: Year: 1880; Census Place: Tonawanda, Erie, New York; Roll: T9_827; Family History Film: 1254827; Page: 165.4000; Enumeration District: 104; Image: 0518.
Note: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=1880usfedcen&h=38425680&ti=0&indiv=try
Note: http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1880usfedcen&h=38425680&ti=0&indiv=try
Data:
Text: Name: James H. RandBirth: abt 1859 in New YorkResidence: 1880 in Tonawanda, Erie, New York, United States
APID: 1,6742::38425680

Found multiple copies of BIRT DATE. Using 29 May 1859

Residence

Residence:
Date: 1880
Place: Tonawanda, Erie, New York, United States
Source: #S-2135558631
Page: Year: 1880; Census Place: Tonawanda, Erie, New York; Roll: T9_827; Family History Film: 1254827; Page: 165.4000; Enumeration District: 104; Image: 0518.
Note: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=1880usfedcen&h=38425680&ti=0&indiv=try
Note: http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1880usfedcen&h=38425680&ti=0&indiv=try
Data:
Text: Name: James H. RandBirth: abt 1859 in New YorkResidence: 1880 in Tonawanda, Erie, New York, United States
APID: 1,6742::38425680

Sources

Source S-2135558631
Repository: #R-2138017827
Title: 1880 United States Federal Census
Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2005. 1880 U.S. Census Index provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints © Copyright 1999 Intellectual Reserve, Inc. All rights reserved. All use is subject to the limited use licen
Note:
APID: 1,6742::0


Repository R-2138017827
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Address: 360 West 4800 North, Provo, UT 84604
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