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William Cogswell L. S. '60.


General William Cogswell L. S. '60, died yesterday morning at his home in Washington. General Cogswell was born in Bradford, Massachusetts, in 1838. He received his early education in the schools of Bradford and at Phillips Andover Academy and entered Dartmouth in 1856, but went abroad before his course was finished. On his return he took up the study of law and entered the Harvard Law School, from which he graduated in 1860. He served with distinction in the Civil War, being attached to the Army of the Potomac for two years.

Since the war General Cogswell has devoted himself to the practice of law and politics. He was at different times mayor of Salem, member of the House of Representatives, and senator.

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