WILLIAM E. MOSES, WATERBURY: Publisher "The Connecticut Guardsman."
First Lieutenant William E. Moses is a commissioned officer in the Connecticut National Guard. He first saw the
light of day in the "Hub," having been born in Boston, Mass., March 12, 1861, in which city he received
his education. Upon leaving the public schools, he took a thorough course in the oretical bookkeeping for the purpose
of becoming an expert and consulting accountant. Since graduating from commercial college, he has performed expert
work for corporations and large firms engaged in nearly every kind of business, and located in the cities of Boston,
New York, Providence, Washington, and Baltimore. In addition to this work he has found time to design and copyright
several books and devices, used in accounting, which are meeting with a sale that is highly gratifying. He is at
present cashier of the Connecticut Indemnity Association, a well known life insurance corporation of Waterbury,
with which he has been connected for the last five years. Lieutenant Moses comes of a military family - one proud
of its records made in all the wars, from Indian to Rebellion - and has served eleven years in the National Guard
of three states. He is the proprietor of a publication, entitled The Connecticut Guardsman, devoted to the interests
of the national guard of the United States and enjoying a national circulation. The following is his military record
: Entered the service as private in Company C, First regiment, Mass V. M., March 19, 1880; discharged November,
1882, to engage in business in Washington, D. C. Joining Company A, Washington Continentals, as a private, in 1883,
he held the several appointments of commissary sergeant and sergeant major, and in May, 1884, was elected first
lieutenant and adjutant, which commission was resigned August, 1885. Enlisting as a private in Company A, Second
regiment, C. N. G., March 2, 1887, he was appointed corporal, August 12, 1887; commissioned second lieutenant,
January 30, 1888, and commissioned first lieutenant, February 26, 1890.
Illustrated Popular Biography
Compiled and Published by J. A. Spalding
Press of the Case, Lockwood & Brainard Co.
Hartford, Conn. 1891
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