People of Brookline

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William Atkinson, 1882
1866 - 1934; married, 1900, Mittie Harmon Jackson; parents: Edward Atkinson and Mary Caroline Heath; lived on Heath St.

One of the three siblings featured in this album, out of a total nine children. He was an architect, attended Harvard College, and was a graduate of M.I.T. His father was president of the Fire Insurance Co., the inventor of the Aladdin oven, a prolific author of tracts about economics, and a prominent businessman in Boston. His mother was a direct descendant of General William Heath, a right-hand man of George Washington during the Revolution.