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Elbridge Henry Goss

Elbridge Henry Goss, American author, banker. member Massachusetts legislature.

Background

  • Goss, Elbridge Henry was born on December 22, 1830 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Henry and Betsey (Kendall) Goss.

  • Education

    • Common school education.

    Career

    • Settled in Melrose, Massachusetts, where he has been auditor, water registrar, trustee, since 1870, and many years chairman public library. Alderman; member Massachusetts legislature. Treasurer Melrose Savings Bank.

      Author: The Melrose Memorial (local history), 1868. Early Bells of Massachusetts, 1874. Centennial Fourth Address, 1876.

      Bibliography of Melrose, 1889. Life of Colonel Paul Revere (2 vols.), 1891. History of Melrose, 1902.

      Home: Melrose, Massachusetts.

    Works

    • Author: The Melrose Memorial (local history), 1868. Early Bells of Massachusetts, 1874. Centennial Fourth Address, 1876.

      Bibliography of Melrose, 1889. Life of Colonel Paul Revere (2 vols.), 1891. History of Melrose, 1902.

    Membership

    Member Massachusetts legislature.

    Connections

    • Married Hannah Jane Baker, December 22, 1853.
    • father: Henry Goss
    • mother: Betsey (Kendall) Goss
    • spouse: Hannah Jane Baker
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    Born December 22, 1830
    Died 1908
    (aged 77)
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