The Biographical Record of Clinton County, Iowa ... (Google eBook)

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S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1901 - Clinton County (Iowa) - 520 pages
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Page 416 - tis hard to combat, learns to fly! For him no wretches, born to work and weep, Explore the mine, or tempt the...
Page 16 - Ill., in 1878; studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1880; was elected city attorney of Galesburg in 1881; was chairman of the Republican county central committee of Knox County in 1884; was elected a member of the lower house of the general assembly of Illinois in 1888...
Page 102 - He possesses untiring energy, is quick of perception, forms his plans readily, and is determined in their execution, and his close application to business and his excellent management have brought to him the high degree of prosperity which...
Page 19 - Regarded as a citizen and in his social relations, he belongs to that public-spirited, useful and helpful type of men whose ambitions and desires are centered and directed in those channels through which flows the greatest and most permanent good to the greatest number.

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