History of the City of Dayton and Montgomery County, Ohio, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

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S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1909 - Dayton (Ohio)
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This book has a lot of history genealogical researchers will find helpful, along with many relatively good quality pictures of the people who's biographies are included (many more than indicated in the home page for the book).

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Page 257 - With a cheery smile, and a wave of the hand, He has wandered into an unknown land, And left us dreaming how very fair It needs must be, since he lingers there. And you— O you, who the wildest yearn For the old-time step and the glad return,— Think of him faring on, as dear In the love of There as the love of Here...
Page 257 - I cannot say, and I will not say That he is dead. He is just away! With a cheery smile and a wave of the hand He has wandered into an unknown land And left us dreaming how very fair It needs must be, since he lingers there...
Page 479 - His political allegiance is given to the republican party and he keeps well informed on the questions and issues of the day, although he does not seek nor desire public office.
Page 404 - Charles Hitchcock possessed a mind of singular precision and power. It was in a marked degree a judicial mind, capable of an impartial view of both sides of a question and of arriving at a just conclusion. In his practice he was absolutely fair, never indulged in artifice or concealment, never dealt in indirect methods, but won his victories, which were many, and suffered his defeats, which were few, in the open field face to face with his foe.
Page 797 - He was reared upon his father's farm and early became familiar with the duties and labors that fall to the lot of the agriculturist, for until twenty years of age he assisted in the plowing, planting and harvesting 0:1 his father's land.
Page 627 - Jacobus exercises his right of franchise in support of the men and measures of the republican party and keeps well informed on the questions and issues of the day. He...
Page 368 - Oregon and was reared upon the home farm, early becoming familiar with the duties and labors that fall to the lot of the agriculturist.
Page 661 - The hope that led him to leave his native land and seek a home in America has been more than realized. He found the opportunities he sought — which, by the way are always open to the ambitious, energetic man — and making the best of these he has steadily worked his way upward.
Page 688 - Fraternally, he is a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, the Knights of Pythias and the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks.
Page 158 - Garvey, a native son of the city, whose record stands in contradistinction to the old adage that a prophet is never without honor save in his own country...

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