History of Boone County, Iowa, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

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Nathan Edward Goldthwait
Pioneer publishing Company, 1914 - Boone County (Iowa)
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Page 9 - ... he that loveth a book will never want a faithful friend, a wholesome counsellor, a cheerful companion, an effectual comforter. By study, by reading, by thinking, one may innocently divert and pleasantly entertain himself, as in all weathers, so in all fortunes.
Page 94 - The zeal with which he has devoted his energies to his profession, the careful regard evinced for the interests of his clients, and an assiduous and unrelaxing attention to all the details of his cases, have brought him a large business and" made him very successful in its conduct.
Page 651 - He gives his political allegiance to the republican party and keeps well informed on the questions and issues of the day, but does not seek nor desire public office.
Page 620 - The office of biography is not to give voice to a man's modest estimate of himself and his accomplishments, but rather to leave...
Page 130 - He is also a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, the Knights of Pythias, and the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks.
Page 220 - 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 542 - 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 307 - 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 62 - 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 337 - In no instance has his reading ever been confined to the limitations of the questions at issue; it has gone beyond and compassed every contingency and provided not alone for the expected, but for the unexpected, which happens in the courts quite as frequently as out of them.

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