Samuel S. Cobb was born December 12, 1865, in Bradley county, Tennessee, the youngest son of J. B. Cobb, a citizen of the nation by marriage and one of the largest farmers in that country. Samuel’s mother was a Miss Eva Clingan, of the Fields and Blythe families. He attended school at home until he was sixteen, when he entered the Cherokee Male Seminary and there remained two years. In 1884 he became a pupil of the State Agricultural College, Manhattan, Kas. graduating after four years’ study in 1889. Coming to the Indian Territory, he went to work in the office of The Brother in Red, a weekly paper published at Muskogee. Here he remained one year, till July 1890, when he opened a drug store at Wagoner, and on the 6th of August in the same year was appointed postmaster, which position he still holds. Mr. Cobb has a drug stock worth about $2,500, and with his uncle, S. S. Cobb, of Vinita, is owner of the building as well as the business conducted therein. The subject of our sketch is six feet one inch in height, weighs 190 pounds, and is a young man of prepossessing appearance, affable and courteous in manner and well educated.
Biographical Sketch of Samuel S. Cobb, 1865-1923
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