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Thomas Mott Osborne

Thomas Mott Osborne, American penologist. Member Auburn Board Education, 1885-1891, 1893-1895; member Public Service Commission, 2d District, New York, 1907-1909.

Background

  • Osborne, Thomas Mott was born on September 23, 1859 in Auburn. New York. Son of David Munson and Eliza (Wright) Osborne.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1884. Doctor of Humane Letters, Hobart, 1905.

    Career

    • President Auburn Public Company (Auburn Citizen). Connected other manufacturing companies.

    Works

    • Author: Within Prison Walls, 1914. Society and Prisons, 1916. Prisons and Common Sense, 1924.

    Membership

    Member Auburn Board Education, 1885-1891, 1893-1895. Member Public Service Commission, 2d District, New York, 1907-1909.

    Connections

    • Married Agnes Devens, October 27, 1886 (died 1896). Children: David Munson, Charles Devens, Lithgow, Robert Klipfel.
    • father: David Munson Osborne
    • mother: Eliza (Wright) Osborne
    • spouse: Agnes Devens
    • children: David Munson Osborne
    • Charles Devens Osborne
    • Lithgow Osborne
    • Robert Klipfel Osborne
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    Born September 23, 1859
    Died October 20, 1926
    (aged 67)
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