Men of Mark in Georgia: A Complete and Elaborate History of the State from Its Settlement to the Present Time, Chiefly Told in Biographies and Autobiographies of the Most Eminent Men of Each Period of Georgia's Progress and Development, Volume 6 (Google eBook)

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William J. Northen, John Temple Graves
A. B. Caldwell, 1912 - Georgia
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Page 356 - Paris, and died in 1837. After service under the Directory, Baron Fain was, in 1806, appointed Secretary of the Imperial Archives and, in 1813, became secretary to the Emperor Napoleon, whom he accompanied in all his tours until 1815 when he drew up the document in which Napoleon definitely abdicated the throne of France. In 1830, he became First Secretary of the Cabinet under LouisPhillipe, and was several times entrusted with the administration of the Civil List.
Page 322 - Association, he is affiliated with the Masonic fraternity and the Knights of Pythias...
Page 247 - ... a prophet is not without honor save in his own country...
Page 247 - ... truth. He had a candor and directness proverbial. He spoke with a low, guttural tone and a syllabic precision, that heightened the idea of his manly force of character. He was able to take unpopular positions without loss of respect, so strong was the confidence in his sincerity." In December, 1860, he was elected by the people of his county a member of the convention of Georgia, which adopted the ordinance of secession, and he was an earnest and able advocate of that measure. He was sent as...
Page 159 - City, in which he was graduated in 1889, with the degree of Bachelor of Laws. He was admitted to the bar of the old Empire State shortly thereafter.
Page 114 - Arts is conferred upon students who have received the Degree of Bachelor of Arts ; and the Degree of Master of Science upon...
Page 251 - NJ , graduating from the latter in 1869; studied law and was admitted to the bar, and began the practice of his profession in Lowville in 1873; in 1885 was elected to the State senate from the district consisting of Lewis, St.
Page 167 - He received a good elementary education in the schools of his native state, and took up the study of law. He was admitted to the bar, and entered upon the practice of his profession in Ohio, where he remained until 1855.
Page 48 - Democrat; was elected a delegate from the State at large to the national Democratic convention held...
Page 14 - In a wider sphere it is my privilege and blessing to be a member of the home mission board of the Southern Baptist Convention.

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