2739. William Sackett
, 1856–, of Louisville, Ky., son of (1093) Charles Sackett and Joyce Gresham, was married, Sept. 27, 1881, to Huldah Long, 1858, daughter of Matthew Long and Huldah Briggs. He was born at New Albany, Ind., and after a local school education entered in business with the New Albany Steam Forge and Rolling Mills. From there he accepted a position in the U. S. Internal Revenue office, under Col. Horatio Woodbury, and served in that capacity until the district was consolidated, after which he was employed in the office of the U. S. Registrar in Bankruptcy, under Noble C. Butler, who is now (1907) clerk of the U. S. Court at Indianapolis, Ind. In the year 1875 he entered the firm of Green, Conner & Sackett, insurance and real estate agents, doing a thriving business until 1881, when he engaged in the wholesale drug business with his brother Ozem. In 1886 he accepted a position with Dennis Long & Co., Louisville, Ky., manufacturers of cast iron pipe, of which company he was elected treasurer. At about same time he was treasurer of the Owensboro Water Works, at Owensboro, Ky., and was also secretary and treasurer of the Danville Water Company, of Danville, Ill. In March, 1899, Dennis Long & Co. transferred their interest in the pipe business to the U. S. Cast Iron Pipe and Foundry Company, and Mr. Sackett was appointed cashier of last named company at Louisville, Ky.
5401. Henrietta E. Sackett, b. Nov. 26, 1882; m. Geo. DuRelle Fairleigh.
5402. Matthew Gresham Sackett, b. Mar. 14, 1890.
5403. Kathryn Maud Sackett, b. July 28, 1892.