Biography of Amos G. Torrey

Torrey, Amos G., p. o. Le Roy, N. Y., was born in Gorham, N. Y., August 4, 1838, and was engaged in the wholesale drug business. He went to Europe a number of times and reported for the New York World and Brooklyn Eagle. He married Clara, daughter of Harrison Osborne, a native of Le Roy, who was a dry goods merchant there. Their children were: Samuel, who died in 1893; Amos G. and Clara B. Mr. Torrey died in 1880. He did a large amount of literary work, contributing many articles for the leading magazines.

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Edited by: F. W. Beers
J.W. Vose & Co., Publishers, Syracuse, N. Y. 1890



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