Boston, Massachusetts, before 1869 until 1884; Riverside Country, California 1884 until at least 1913.
Father of Roger Plaisted; with E. & G. G. Hook of Boston, Massachusetts, before 1869; partner with George S. Hutchings in Hutchings, Plaisted & Co. of Boston, 1872-1884; in California; alive in 1913.
Mark H. Plaisted was born in South Berwick, York, Maine in 1836. Orphaned at age 11, he worked in several jobs, including organ building. He moved to Boston circa 18581 [and started with the E. & G.G. Hook firm. Plaisted left Hook along with George Hutchings and G.V. Nordstrom to join with John Wilcox in forming J.H. Wilcox and Company, predecessor to Hutchings, Plaisted & Co. Plaisted left the firm in either 1887 or 1888 and]2 moved to Riverside County, California. He designed and built his own home there, then became a small real estate developer.3
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