Oramander Howard Drisko

Personal Data

Oramander Howard Drisko was born on July 22, 1822, in Addison, Maine, the son of Jeremiah Drisko and his wife, Ann Frankland.

He married first to Catherine Wass (b. 1833-1834 in Addison ME), daughter of Jones Wass.

He married second on October 27, 1902, in Boston, to Cecilia A. (Long) Knowles (b. 1842-1843 in Camden ME), daughter of Charles Long and his wife. Hannah Friend.  She was a widow.

Oramander Drisko died on February 24, 1918, in Boston.


Oramander Drisko was a carpenter-builder in Boston.  In 1885, he and his son, Fred Herbert Drisko, established the firm of O. H. Drisko & Son, building contractors.  After his death in 1918, Fred Drisko continued the firm, working in association with his brother, Alonzo Burton Drisko.

Back Bay Work

1888 330 Commonwealth
1889 377 Commonwealth
1889 379 Commonwealth
1891 138 Marlborough