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Sam Walter Foss

Sam Walter Foss, American librarian.

Background

  • Foss, Sam Walter was born on June 19, 1858 in Candia, New Hampshire, United States. Son of Dyer and Polly (Hardy) Foss.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Brown, 1882 (honorary Master of Arts, 1907).

    Career

    • Review Henry W. Conant, of Providence, Rhode Island, July 13, 1887. Editor Saturday Union, 1883-1887, Yankee Blade, 1887-1894, Lynn, Massachusetts. General writer, 1894-1898.

      Editorial writer Boston Globe, 1888-1895. Librarian Somerville Public Library, since 1898. Author: Back Country Poems, 1894.

      Whiffs from Wild Meadows, 1895. Dreams in Homespun, 1897. Songs of War and Peace, 1898.

      Songs of the Average Man, 1907. Home: Somerville, Mass.

    Works

    • Editor Saturday Union, 1883-1887, Yankee Blade, 1887-1894, Lynn, Massachusetts. General writer, 1894-1898. Editorial writer Boston Globe, 1888-1895.Librarian Somerville Public Library, since 1898. Author: Back Country Poems, 1894. Whiffs from Wild Meadows, 1895.Dreams in Homespun, 1897. Songs of War and Peace, 1898. Songs of the Average Man, 1907.

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    • Married Carrie M., d.
    • father: Dyer Foss
    • mother: Polly (Hardy) Foss
    • spouse: Carrie M.
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    Died 1911
    (aged 52)
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      • Editor Saturday Union, 1883-1887, Yankee Blade, 1887-1894, Lynn, Massachusetts. General writer, 1894-1898. Editorial writer Boston Globe, 1888-1895.Librarian Somerville Public Library, since 1898. Author: Back Country Poems, 1894. Whiffs from Wild Meadows, 1895.Dreams in Homespun, 1897. Songs of War and Peace, 1898. Songs of the Average Man, 1907.
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