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Librarian

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

  • Other Work

    • 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.

Connections

Married Carrie M., d.

father:
Dyer Foss

mother:
Polly (Hardy) Foss

spouse:
Carrie M.