Herringshaw's National Library of American Biography: Contains Thirty-five Thousand Biographies of the Acknowledged Leaders of Life and Thought of the United States; Illustrated with Three Thousand Vignette Portraits ...

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Thomas William Herringshaw
American Publishers' Association, 1914 - United States
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Page 476 - He is a member of the chamber of commerce; and prominently identified with the business and public affairs of his city.
Page 77 - Congress for nineteen years, and was a signer of the declaration of independence. He was a member of the council of safety, member of the convention which formed the Constitution of the United States, and United States Senator.
Page 404 - Ohio, under President Arthur; resigned collectorship in 1883 to enter practice of law; in 1887 was appointed by Governor Foraker judge of the superior court of Cincinnati; resigned in 1890 to become Solicitor-General of the United States under appointment of President Harrison; resigned in 1892 to become United States circuit judge for...
Page 249 - Seminary of North Granville, New York, where she graduated valedictorian of the class of 1868. She attained success in educational work; was principal of the South Hampton High School. Sheffield High School, Stamford High School, and the South Egremont Academy, In 1875 she was married to Dr. H. Hadley Smith, of Hudson. She is an earnest temperance worker, holding important positions in the Woman's Christian' Temperance Union and in the Woman Suffrage reforms. She is the author of three volumes of...
Page 111 - The Religion of Evolution; The Religion of Morals; Talks About Jesus; The Modern Sphinx; Man, Woman and Child; Social Problems; My Creed; Religious Reconstruction; Signs of the Times; Helps for Daily Living; Four Great Questions Concerning God; The Evolution of Christianity; Is This a Good World?; Jesus and Modern Life; A Man; Light on the Cloud; Bluffton, a novel; and The Minister's Handbook.
Page 366 - A true repertory of the wracke, and redemption of Sir Thomas Gates, knight...
Page 134 - ... style. He was a lineal descendant of the sixth generation of Major Simon Willard, one of the first settlers and proprietors of Concord, and a very distinguished personage in the early history of the Massachusetts colony. Of his early life and preparation for the university, we know nothing. He doubtless received the rudiments of his education in the common schools of his native town, and was graduated from Harvard College in 1765, in the same class with Rev. Joseph Willard, DD and LL. D., who...
Page 33 - ... dean of the College of Agriculture of West Virginia University and director of the West Virginia Agricultural Experiment Station. In June, 1915, he resigned the latter position to enter the graduate school of the University of Chicago as a student in sociology and he was subsequently made a fellow in sociology at the University of Chicago. He is a member of the Society of Sigma Xi, one time president of the Association of Economic Entomologists and fellow of the American Association for the Advancement...
Page 460 - President; in 1877 he became assistant attorney of the Union Pacific Railway Company, and in February, 1888, was appointed general solicitor of the Union Pacific system, and held that position at the time of his election to the Senate; was the Republican caucus nominee for United States Senator in the Nebraska legislature in January, 1893, and received the entire party vote, lacking 5 votes of election; January 1, 1895, was tendered in writing the unanimous vote of the entire Republican membership...
Page 259 - In that year he was a member of the convention that framed the state constitution, and...

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