Biographical and Genealogical History of Appanoose and Monroe Counties, Iowa (Google eBook)

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Lewis publishing Company, 1903 - Appanoose County (Iowa) - 623 pages
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Page 473 - Now is the winter of our discontent Made glorious summer by this sun of York ; And all the clouds that lour'd upon our house In the deep bosom of the ocean buried.
Page 493 - He exercises his right of franchise in support of the men and measures of the Republican party, but has never sought or desired office, preferring to give his time and attention to his business affairs, in which he is meeting with creditable and well-deserved success.
Page 413 - Congregational church, and in a fraternal way he is identified with the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, the Knights of Pythias and the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks.
Page 220 - Our subject exercises his right of franchise in support of the men and measures of the Republican party.
Page 174 - His life history most happily illustrates what may be attained by faithful and continued effort in carrying out an honest purpose. Integrity, activity and energy have been the crowning points...
Page 478 - But evil things, in robes of sorrow, Assailed the monarch's high estate; (Ah, let us mourn! for never morrow Shall dawn upon him, desolate!) And round about his home the glory That blushed and bloomed Is but a dim-remembered story Of the old time entombed.
Page 403 - An enumeration of the men of the present generation who have won honor and public recognition for themselves and at the same time have honored the state to which they belong, would be incomplete were there failure to make prominent reference to Mr.
Page 164 - His business prospered under his wise and careful direction, but at the time of the Civil war he put aside all business and personal interests and tendered his services at once to the government, being among the first to enlist from Michigan.
Page 242 - Halladay was called upon to mourn the loss of his wife who died on the l2th of December of that year.
Page 588 - ... and with signal consistency it may be said that he is the architect of his own fortunes and one whose success amply justifies the application of the somewhat hackneyed but most expressive title, "a self-made man.

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