Thomas S. Fagan was born in this city January 18, 1862. He is the son of Michael G. and Catherine Fagan. Mr. Fagan attended the public schools and in 1878 graduated from the High School with the highest honors, being the class valedictorian. He immediately entered Williams College, from which he was graduated in 1882. He took the prize for having taken the greatest number of prizes, a remarkable distinction for the young student.
…He is a lawyer of rare attainments and large practice. As a public speaker, Mr. Fagan ranks high among the younger generation of lawyers in this State.