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Ross G. Marvin Elmira, NY
Ross G. Marvin

Ross Gilmore Marvin, born in Elmira in 1880. Graduate of Cornell University '05, a member of the Peary Polar expedition, who drowned (that's the nice version of what happened) in the Arctic in 1909. Two Eskimos confessed to a whole different story in 1926. Marvin was also the great uncle of actor Lee Marvin.

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