Biography of Roswell R. Moss
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Moss, Roswell R., was born in New York city, October 16, 1845, and is a son of Reuben E. Moss, an old time merchant of New York and now a retired resident of this county. The son received his education in the schools of Brooklyn and Elmira, and in January, 1871, began the study of law in the office of Smith, Robertson & Fassett. He was admitted to the bar in January, 1874. Mr. Moss has risen to his present position through his native talent. An active Republican in politics and an eloquent speaker he has made himself prominent in that field as he is also in educational matters. His natural tastes are of a literary character and his pen is often employed for the press. He has long kept records of daily meteorological observations and has the reputation of great accuracy in weather predictions. Mr. Moss married a daughter of the late George W. Mason.

From:
Our County and its people
A History of the Valley and County of Chemung
BY: Ausburn Towner
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1892


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