Biographical Sketch of J.C.C. Hoskins

J.C.C. Hoskins was born in N.H. in 1820; graduated at Dartmouth college in the class of ’41; was engaged in teaching school five years, and afterward followed his profession, that of civil engineering. He was employed by the Cochituate Water works, and afterward by the B. & O.R.R. Co., until the spring of 1857, when he came to this city. In 1863, he was appointed postmaster of Sioux City, and served in that capacity until June 30th, 1878. He was city engineer from 1858 to 1871; has been mayor of the city, and was justice of the peace twelve years; has served on the school board several terms. He was the first engineer for the S.C. & St. P.R.R., and made preliminary surveys, etc. Mr. Hoskins was a director of the Sioux City Savings bank, which was subsequently changed to the Sioux National bank, of which he continues to be a director.



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History of Western Iowa: Its Settlement and Growth. Sioux City: Western Publishing Company. 1882. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 21 October 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/iowa/biographical-sketch-of-j-c-c-hoskins.htm - Last updated on Aug 3rd, 2012


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