Ulric Z. Maltby. - The city of Oswego lost one of its representative business men and excellent citizens in
the death on July 11, 1928, of Mr. Maltby, who was for many years president of the Maltby Campbell Company, Inc.
He was born at Pulaski, N. Y., Jan. 9, 1848, the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Hiram Maltby.
The early life of Ulric Z. Maltby was spent at Pulaski, where he was educated and at the age of 14 he became a
soldier in the Civil War, having enlisted at Pulaski. At the age of 20 years he came to Oswego to follow his trade
as an engraver. For many years he was associated with Jules Wendell & Son, and at the dissolution of that business,
Mr. Maltby formed the Maltby Campbell Company, Inc. Mr. Maltby was actively connected with this enterprise as president
until his death. As an engraver, he became widely recognized as an artist in his profession.
Mr. Maltby was of a sociable disposition, and enjoyed meeting with his many friends. He was affable, courteous,
and at all times retained a keen interest in public affairs. In every organization with which he was connected
he maintained an unceasing interest. For 40 years he was an elder in Grace Presbyterian Church, and for many years
was superintendent of its Sunday school and teacher of a young women's class in the church.
Mr. Maltby was a member of Frontier City Lodge, F. & A. M. No. 422, and was Worthy Past Patron of the Order
of the Eastern Star, and a member of the Order of Amaranth. For 30 years he had been a member of the Fortnightly
Club, and was a leading member of the Kiwanis Club in Oswego. He also belonged to the Leather Stocking Club and
was a member of the Oswego Chamber of Commerce.
Mr. Maltby was widely read, keen and intelligent and was always an interesting companion. He retained the spirit
of youth and was interested in young people and their welfare. In matters connected with city administrative problems,
Mr. Maltby was always a constructive public critic, and could be depended upon for his unfailing fairness in all
Mr. Maltby was survived by his widow, Elizabeth K. Maltby, and a son, Albert E. Maltby, the latter of whom lives
in Los Angeles, Calif.
The North Country
A History, Embracing
Jefferson, St. Lawrence, Oswego, Lewis
and Franklin Counties, New York.
By: Harry F. Landon
Historical Publishing Company
Indianopolis, Indiana 1932
Oswego County, NY
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