Life Sketches of Government Officers and Members of the Legislature of the State of New York ... (Google eBook)

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J. Munsell, 1875
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Page 105 - Rhode Island; was Commander of the Department of Rhode Island, Grand Army of the Republic, 1877; was Representative from the city of Providence to the General Assembly...
Page 63 - Representatives, and in the new legislature was chairman of the committee on ways and means, and a member of the committee on banks.
Page 18 - January 1, 1870; was appointed United States District Attorney for the Northern District of New York in...
Page 72 - ... that Institution in 1816. He devoted the following year to the study of the law in the office of the Hon. Thomas W. Cobb, at Lexington, and then entered the famous law school of Judges Reeve and Gould, at Litchfield, Conn., where he took a full course of lectures. On his return to Greensboro, in 1818, he was admitted to the bar, and at once entered upon the labors of his profession in his native county. He had a buoyant temperament, a vigorous constitution, and studious, industrious habits, and...
Page 114 - In 1854, as Chairman of the Committee on Colleges, Academies, etc., he matured and carried through the act creating the Department of Public Instruction. He was, this year, a member of the Committee of Ways and Means. He attended moderately to his profession during the three years immediately following; but, in 1857, a hemorrhage of the throat or lungs brought him to the borders of the grave.
Page 48 - The First, Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth, Seventh, Eleventh, Thirteenth, Fifteenth, Nineteenth, and Twentieth wards of the city of Brooklyn, in the county of Kings.
Page 65 - He is so full of pleasing anecdote, So rich, so gay, so poignant in his wit, Time vanishes before him as he speaks. JOANNA BAILLIE.
Page 67 - There was no such thing as hygiene in the curriculum of the college which graduated the ineux moustache, who is still actively engaged in the practice of his profession. At the present time, however, not only does no first-class medical school dare to issue a prospectus which does not give considerable prominence to this subject, but those which lead the van are seeing the wisdom, and, indeed, the necessity of advancing it to the dignity of a distinct department, with its own corps of...
Page 207 - ... studied law, was admitted to practice in November, 1867, and has practiced his profession since; is largely interested in farming; has been chairman of the Republican county committee of his county and was a member of the Republican State committee in 1880; was elected to the Fortyeighth Congress; is a member of the board of education of Norwich Academy and Union Free School...
Page 75 - ... he has been favored with excellent health, and seldom tires by active labor. Mr. LORD was the son of poor parents, and had no other educational advantages than those afforded by the common schools in the days of his boyhood. He availed himself of these, however, so far as to acquire a tolerable knowledge of thoee branches which were to be most essential to him in business life.

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