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Thomas Mott Osborne

penologist

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