What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
Biographical Review of Lee County, Iowa: Containing Biographical and ...
Hobart Publishing Company
No preview available - 2016
ability acres active afterward became born brother Burlington career Cedar township cemetery character Charles church citizen College Company connection continued daugh daughter deceased Democratic died duty early elected Elizabeth engaged enterprise farm farmer father follows four Franklin township fraternal friends George Harrison township Henry honor Illinois Indiana interest Iowa Jackson township James Jefferson Jefferson township John Joseph Kansas Kentucky Keokuk labor land later Lee county living located Lodge Louis Madison March Marion township marriage to Miss married Miss Mary Masons Medical ment Mississippi Missouri Moines Montrose Montrose township mother native ness Odd Fellows Ohio parents Pennsylvania pioneer pleasant Pleasant Ridge township political position prominent public schools purchased Railroad regiment removed Republican party resident river Sarah served sons street success tion trade united in marriage West Point West Point township wife William
Page 5 - It tells how that many in the pride and strength of young manhood left the plow and the anvil, the lawyer's office and the counting-room, left every trade and profession, and at their country's call went forth valiantly "to do or die," and how through their efforts the Union was restored and peace once more reigned in the land. In the life of every man and of every woman is a lesson that should not be lost upon those who follow after.
Page 5 - Coming generations will appreciate this volume and preserve it as a sacred treasure, from the fact that it contains so much that would never find its way into public records, and which would otherwise be inaccessible. Great care has been taken in the compilation of the work and every opportunity possible given to those represented to- insure correctness in what has been written, and the publishers flatter themselves that they give to their readers a work with few errors of consequence. In addition...
Page 128 - He is a valued member of several fraternal organizations, including the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, the Fraternal Order of Eagles, the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, the Modern Woodmen of America and the Sons of Veterans.
Page 5 - State, and from their lips have the story of their life struggles. No more interesting or instructive matter could be presented to an intelligent public. In this volume will be found a record of many whose lives are worthy the imitation of coming generations. It tells how some, commencing life in poverty, by industry and economy have accumulated wealth. It tells how others, with limited advantages for securing an education, have become learned men and women, with an influence extending throughout...
Page 216 - His life is exemplary in all respects, and he has ever supported those interests which are calculated to uplift and benefit humanity. while his own high moral worth is deserving of the highest commendation.
Page 5 - ... and how through their efforts the Union was restored and peace once more reigned in the land. In the life of every man and of every woman is a lesson that should not be lost upon those who follow after.
Page 362 - Cleveland ; and is a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, the...
Page 191 - Republican, who does all in his power to promote the growth and insure the success of his party, in whose principles he believes so firmly.
Page 312 - His religious connection is with the Methodist Episcopal Church, of which he is an active member, administering one of its most important educational trusts, as trustee of Hamline University.