Ira Strong Town (Towne)
Montpelier, VT 1829-1852 and 1868-1889
Was in the partnership of I.S. & J. Town with his brother Josiah Town 1829-1832. Worked independently 1832-1838 but retained the firm name of I.S. & J. Town. Was in the partnerships of Town & Witherell with Elijah B. Witherell 1838-1845 and later Town & Hall with Jonas G. Hall 1848-1851. Sold his business to Phinney & Mead in 1852 and returned to the silversmithing profession in 1868.