, Newburyport, MA

March 23, 2013

This Day in History

Newburyport Daily News

---- — On this day in 1846, Edward Augustus Moseley, son of Edward Strong Moseley, was born in Newburyport. He is credited with being the father of employer’s liability and other labor laws. He will be longest remembered in obtaining the legal establishment of uniform standards for equipping railway cars with safety appliances.

Information provided by the Historical Society of Old Newbury