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CROSS, David W., lawyer, born in Richland (now Pulaski), Oswego County, New York, 17 November 1814. He was educated at Hamilton, New York, seminary (now Madison University), and removed in 1836 to Cleveland, Ohio, where he began the study of law. He was appointed deputy collector of the port in 1837, and held the office till 1855. He began the practice of his profession in 1844, was chosen township clerk in 1848, and a member of the City council in 1849. In 1855 he entered extensively into coal mining, and continued in it till 1867. Since then he has been connected with other important enterprises and has done much for the industries of Cleveland. Mr. Cross is an ardent sportsman, and was one of the first to plant successfully the California trout in Ohio waters. He has published " Fifty Years with the Gun and Rod" (Cleveland, 1880), and has been for years a contributor to "Forest and Stream," the "American Field," and the "American Angler."
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