History of Pittsburgh and Environs: From Prehistoric Days to the Beginning of the American Revolution, Volume 6

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American Historical Society, Incorporated, 1922 - Pittsburgh (Pa.)
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Page 46 - And God is able to make all grace abound toward you; that ye, always having all sufficiency in all things, may abound to every good work...
Page 144 - Temple, Ancient Arabic Order Nobles of the Mystic Shrine. He is also a member of...
Page 270 - Michigan, with the degree of Bachelor of Laws, and was admitted to the bar that same year.
Page 145 - Fourteenth, Fifteenth, Sixteenth, Seventeenth, Eighteenth, Nineteenth, and Twenty-third wards. Population (1900), 188,099. JAMES FRANCIS BURKE, Republican, of Pittsburg, was born in Petroleum Center, Venango County, Pa., October 21, 1867; educated in public schools, and in 1892 graduated from the law department of the University of Michigan with the degree of LL. B. ; has practiced law at Pittsburg since 1893; admitted to the practice of law in the supreme court of Michigan, in the superior and supreme...
Page 164 - He was one of the original members of the Society of the Cincinnati, and a trustee of Dickinson College at the beginning of its educational career.
Page 48 - Scottish Rite for the Northern Masonic Jurisdiction of the United States of America.
Page 25 - He belongs to that class of men who wield a power which is all the more potent from the fact that it is moral rather than political and is exercised for the public weal rather than for personal ends.
Page 20 - In politics he was a Whig and later a Republican. He was a member of the Greek letter college society, Phi Beta Kappa.
Page 5 - The letter was widely circulated, and the reformers raised a strong protest. Pendleton introduced a resolution into the Senate for an investigation by the Committee on Civil Service and Retrenchment. Through the joint action of the National Civil Service Reform League and the Civil Service Reform Association of New York, a counter circular letter was sent to federal employees warning them that the members of the Republican Congressional Committee were officers of the United States and that any employee...
Page 87 - ... of a successful, self-made man. Peculiar honor attaches to that individual who, beginning the great struggle of life alone and unaided, gradually overcomes unfavorable...

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