Biography of L. B. Cobb
Oswego County, NY Biographies





Cobb, L. B., is a native of Jefferson county, born in 1847. He came to Mexico when ten years of age with his parents, Ira B., and Margaret Cobb, natives of Oneida county, who died in Mexico in 1880 and 1886 respectively. He was educated at the Mexico Academy, was in business with J. Hoose several years, and member of the firm of Cobb Bros., dealers in fine groceries and produce till 1892. He is part owner of the Mexico Electric Light plant, director in the Empire Park Land Association of Syracuse, Carson River Dredging Co. of Nevada, and Fortunatus Mining and Milling Co. of Wyoming, and has contributed greatly to the financial success of the above enterprises. In 1872 he married Nettie S. Mains, by whom he has one son, George L., aged eight years. He has been an intensely busy man, and fully interested in all the improvements in Mexico; he is a Republican; has been and is a successful business man, and is known as a Christian; he gives to all necessary causes, and is an evangelical worker. He has a fine home, and is universally regarded as one of the best citizens of Mexico.

FROM:
Landmarks of Oswego County
New York
Edited by: John C. Churchill, LL.D.
Assisted by: H, Perry Smith and W. Stanley Child
Syracuse, N. Y.
D. Mason & Co., Publishers 1895


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