Simon D. Newcomb: death

27 January 2013

400 A St. SE

“Simon D. Newcomb.” News (Frederick, Md.), 17 December 1900, p. 3.

“Simon D. Newcomb, bill and document clerk of the House of Representatives, died on Tuesday at his home, 400 A street southeast, Washington, D. C., of paralysis. He was born in Pittstown, N. Y., September 7, 1842, served throughout the Civil War and settled in Washington at its close. He was appointed to the position of bill and document clerk during the first session of the Fifty-sixth Congress.

“Mr. Newcomb had many friends and acquaintances in Frederick. He was president of the Eastern Electric Company, in which a number of Fredericktonians are interested, president of the Emmner Telegraph Company, and was interested in many other business companies and enterprises.”

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