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Charles Scott Moseley
  • Born: 28 Feb 1828, Westfield MA
  • Died: 17 Nov 1918, Limona FL

  General notes:


  Events in his life were:

  • He appeared on the 1860 census taken at Nashua NH, listed as a watch manufacturer.
  • He appeared on the 1870 census taken at Elgin IL, l:isted as a watch factory worker.
  • He appeared on the 1880 census taken at Lancaster PA, listed as a watch factory superintendent.
  • Obituary printed in the The Tampa Tribune (Tampa FL) on 20 Nov 1918
    ...The deceased was a native of Westfield, Mass. Mr. Moseley was perhaps the most noted authority on watchmaking machinery in the United States. He was the first superintendent of the great Elgin watchmaking plant at Elgin, Ill. and held that position for forty years. He invented many appliances now in use in standard watches and even after his retirement some years ago and almost up to the time of his death he was still a student of watchmaking and invented several new appliances.

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