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H. H. Cobb
ORACE H. COBB was
born at Windham, Vermont,
January 9, 1850,
both his father, Ros- T
well Lyman Cobb, and
inl his mother, Ellen S.e
Howard Cobb, being from fa milies
prominent in the history of
Vermont. His mother was a cousin
and schoolmate of Alphonso Taft unto
Yale College in 1867. Because of
ill-health, he was obliged to give up
his studies during the sophomore a
year, but recovering, afterward spent o ZK I
two years at Cornell with the class
of 'Seventy-eight. He was admitted
to the bar in 1878 and practiced law
at Charlotte, Mich., until 1890, when
he removed to Texas.
/Mr. Cobb has been interested inouth
many enterprises, one of his characteristics
being that he is always busy.
He has been one of the incorporators
of a number of successful corporations,
including the Michigan State
Bank of Eaton Rapids, Mich.; The
Oak Land and Lumber Company of
Charlotte, Mich.; The National Bank
of Denison, Denison, Tex.; The 0. K.
Cattle Company, Fort Worth; The
Southern Trust Company and Southern
Surety Company, St. Louis; the
Cobb Brick Company and the W. C.
Belcher Land Mortgage Company of
Fort Worth. He has been manager of
the Belcher Land Mortgage Company
for over 22 years. February 4,
1871, he married Miss Susan M.
Church, of Chester, Vermont. Golf
is his favorite recreation. '
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