The Biographical Record of De Kalb County, Illinois (Google eBook)

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S.J. Clarke publishing Company, 1898 - De Kalb County (Ill.) - 562 pages
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Page 71 - Fraternally he is a member of the Masonic Order, the Independent Order of Odd Fellows and the Modern Woodmen of America.
Page 71 - Mich., in 1837; subsequently removed to this county; subject of sketch was reared on a farm and received his education in the common schools; served one and a half years in Co.
Page 313 - He is also a member of the Ancient Order of United Workmen, and is connected with various college fraternities.
Page 307 - Like his parents, he has always been a strict member of the Methodist Episcopal Church. In politics, he is a Republican.
Page 171 - At the close of the war, he was mustered out of the service at Cloud's Mills, Virginia, July 13th, 1865.
Page 160 - There is no positive rule for achieving success, and yet in the life of the successful man there are always lessons which might well be followed. The man who gains prosperity is he who can see and utilize the opportunity that comes in his path.
Page 193 - Both he and his wife are members of the Methodist Episcopal church at Newberry and active Sunday school workers.
Page 229 - He is a man of keen discrimination and sound judgment and his executive ability and excellent management have brought to the concern with which he is connected a large degree of success.
Page 391 - His mind is analytical, logical and inductive. With a thorough and comprehensive knowledge of the fundamental principles of law he combined a familiarity with statutory law and a sober, clear judgment which made him a formidable adversary in legal combat and won for his clients many favorable decisions.
Page 19 - He studied law in his father's office and was admitted to the bar in 1900.

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