Biography of C. A. Mosso
Tompkins County, NY Biographies





Mosso, C. A., was born in Frankfort, Herkimer county, October 3, 1854, and laid the foundation of his education in the common schools, but is a self educated and self made man. At the age of twenty he married Emma Fitts, and they are the parents of three sons: Edd, Louie, and Lee. At an early age our subject evinced a decided mechanical talent, which he developed for several years. In 1882 he discovered a process for tempering steel, revolutionizing the system of 3,000 years. The process has been subjected to the severest tests before the scientific men of the country, and in every case has met the expectations of the inventor. C. A. Mosso is recognized as a citizen of high business ability, taking a prominent part in advancing the best interests of his town.

From:
Landmarks of Tompkins County, New York
Including a History of Cornell University
Edited by: John H. Selkreg
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1894


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