Samuel Erasmus Moffett

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Samuel Erasmus Moffett

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Death: Died
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Son of William Anderson Moffett and Permelia Ann Moffett
Husband of Mary Moffett
Father of Anita Moffett and Clemens Moffett
Brother of Annie Webster

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About Samuel Erasmus Moffett

Samuel E. Moffett attended the University of California at Berkeley (1881–82), later receiving A.M. and Ph.D. degrees from Columbia University. He was a reporter, political correspondent, and editorial writer for such newspapers as the Examiner and the Evening Post in San Francisco and the Journal and the World in New York. He was an editor at Collier’s magazine at the time of his death from a stroke, suffered while swimming off the coast of New Jersey. His uncle was Samuel Langhorne Clemens, the author who wrote by the pen name Mark Twain.

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