Biographical Sketches of the Nebraska Legislature; and National and State Officers of Nebraska (Google eBook)

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Press of Jacob North and Company, 1895 - 300 pages
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Page 16 - Buda; his early boyhood was spent on his father's farm ; at the age of fifteen he left home, working as farm hand near Garden Grove, Iowa, until 1873; received his education at Garden Grove Seminary and Iowa Agricultural College, teaching school during vacations to meet expenses ; graduated from the Law Department, Simpson Centenary College, Indianola, Iowa, in 1876; removed...
Page 115 - July 4, 1876 at the age of twenty-one years, he was admitted to the Bar of the State of Illinois.
Page 211 - He continued to work at his trade of puddling and his activity in the union until the breaking out of the Civil War, when he enlisted in Company B, 13th Pennsylvania Volunteers. At the close of the three months' service he re-enlisted in Company B, 102nd Pennsylvania Regiment, and was commissioned First Lieutenant.
Page 16 - Fayetteville, where he has since resided, and engaged in the practice of law; in September, 1878, he was elected prosecuting attorney of the Fourth judicial district of Arkansas; was reelected in 1880, and again without opposition in 1882; was chosen a Presidential elector in 1884 on the Democratic ticket, and voted for Cleveland and Hendricks; in January, 1887, he was appointed...
Page 108 - 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 1 - At the age of nineteen he removed to Canton, Ohio, where he studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1859. In the spring of 1860 he was elected city solicitor of Canton, and was re-elected the next year. General Manderson was married at Canton, April llth, 1865, to Rebecca S., daughter of Hon.
Page 108 - He was raised on a farm, and received his education in the common schools of his state.
Page 25 - Potter, studied for the bar. At the breaking out of the war of the Rebellion he was in the West, and immediately joined the first regiment of Michigan Volunteers, of which he was soon after appointed quartermaster sergeant.
Page 131 - He is an Odd Fellow, a Knight of Pythias and a member of the Congregational Church.
Page 19 - I was brought up on a farm and received a common school education, but as my parents were poor, I had to work as soon as I was old enough.

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