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History of the City of Spokane and Spokane County, Washington ..., Volume 1
Nelson Wayne Durham
No preview available - 2014
ability acres active afterward associated attended became belongs birth occurred born British Columbia brother building California Chamber of Commerce church circles Coeur d'Alene College commercial connection continued daughter district duties early elected engaged entered enterprise farm father firm fraternity graduated high school holds membership honor hundred Idaho Illinois Inland Club Inland Empire interests Iowa January John Knights of Pythias labors land later living located manager marriage to Miss married Mary Masonic Medical Medical Lake Mining Company Minnesota Montana National Bank native North Dakota Northern Pacific Railroad northwest Oregon organized parents pioneer political position practice profession progress prominent public schools Railroad removed representative republican party residence Ritzville served Spokane Club Spokane county Spokane Lodge Spokane valley Stevens county success thousand dollars tion united in marriage upbuilding vice president Wallace Washington Whitman county wife William Wisconsin York
Page 89 - 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 800 - He possesses perhaps few of those brilliant, dazzling, meteoric qualities which have sometimes flashed along the legal horizon, riveting the gaze and blinding the vision for the moment, then disappearing, leaving little or no trace behind; but rather has those solid and more substantial qualities which shine with a constant luster, shedding light in the dark places with steadiness and continuity.
Page 248 - Fraternally, he is a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, the Knights of Pythias and the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks.
Page 566 - At no time has his reading ever been confined to the limitation 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.
Page 653 - Possessing broad, enlightened and liberal-minded views, faith in himself and in the vast potentialities for development inherent in his country's wide domain and specific needs along the distinctive lines chosen for his life work, his...
Page 741 - 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 267 - Devotedly attached to his profession, systematic and methodical in habit, sober and discreet in judgment, calm in temper, diligent in research, conscientious in the discharge of every duty, courteous and kind in demeanor and inflexibly just on all occasions, these qualities...
Page 89 - He has never had occasion to regret his determination to come to the new world, for here he...
Page 203 - In his business life he has been a persistent, resolute and energetic worker, possessing strong executive powers...