Prominent and progressive Americans: an encyclopędia of contemporaneous biography, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

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New York Tribune, 1904 - Biography & Autobiography
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Page 163 - The will made bequests of $250,000 each to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the American Museum of Natural History, the New York Association for Improving the Condition of the Poor, and the New York University.
Page 12 - He is a Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers, a member of the American Water Resources Association, the International Association for Hydraulic Research and the US Committee on Large Dams.
Page 25 - Columbia is close to the Metropolitan museum of art, the American museum of natural history, and others ; the Johns Hopkins students can easily reach the great national collections at Washington, and so on.
Page 163 - ... his kindly disposition ; yet he was firm and steadfast in what he believed was right, having once fixed upon a line of conduct, he adhered to it without vacillation. General Cowen was a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church on Walnut Hills, and a trustee of that body. He was a thirtysecond degree Mason, a Knight Templar and a Noble of the Mystic Shrine. He was a Companion of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion, and a member of the Grand Army of the Republic. General Cowen was also a member...
Page 27 - Hall, the American Museum of Natural History, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art, the Solomon R.
Page 196 - It so happened, that at that time I had been recently induced by a former officer of the State Bank to accept the agency, for Dane County, of the National Life Insurance Company of the United States of America, of which he was general agent for the northwest.
Page 229 - University, and was graduated in the class of 1885, with the degree of Bachelor of Arts.
Page 126 - The Chamber of Commerce of the State of New York, The New York Board of Trade and Transportation, The Merchants...
Page 4 - In 1853 he was admitted to the bar and became a member of the law firm of Culver, Parker and Arthur in New York city, which firm became especially promiment as counsel for anti-slavery interests.15 Mr.
Page 68 - Cyclopœdia of American Biography, x. 246-247, New York, 1900. HALL, ISAAC HOLLISTER: Presbyterian layman; b. at Norwalk, Conn., Dec. 12, 1837; d. at Mt. Vernon, NY, July 2, 1896. He was educated at Hamilton College (AB, 1859), and after being a tutor there for two years (1861-63), entered the law school of Columbia College, from which he was graduated in 1865. He then practised law in New York City until 1875, when he went to Beirut, Syria, as professor in the Protestant college there. Returning...

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