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Osborn, Salmon Spring


21 Oct. 1804–4 Mar. 1904. Attorney, bank executive. Born in Walton, Delaware Co., New York. Son of Samuel Osborn and Polly Webster. Moved to Jefferson, Ashtabula Co., Ohio, 1813; to Erie, Erie Co., Pennsylvania, 1814; and to Sandusky, Huron Co., Ohio, 1816. Opened law office in Chardon, Geauga Co., Ohio, in partnership with R. Giddings, 1828. Married Maria Lucretia Loomis, 9 Apr. 1833, in Ypsilanti, Washtenaw Co., Michigan Territory. Moved to Painesville, Geauga Co., ca. 1833. Formed law firm of Perkins & Osborn with William L. Perkins, 18 Feb. 1834, in Painesville. Law firm represented JS in various lawsuits; also represented others in suits against JS. Elected cashier of First National Bank of Painesville, 18 June 1849. Moved to Illinois, ca. 1871. Moved to Chicago, by 1880. Died in Chicago.