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Page 268 - His father was a farmer and the subject of this sketch received his education in the public schools of his native land.
Page 146 - ... known in the history of the Mohawk Valley. One of his exploits I have related on page 252, volume i. Young Wilson became attached to the army at the age of twelve years. His commission as ensign (which I have seen) is dated June ninth, 1781, four months previous to the surrender at Yorktown.
Page 27 - Ypsilanti in 1872 and 1874, and mayor in 1880; was prosecuting attorney of Washtenaw county in 1872; was elected to the lower house of the legislature in 1876, serving as chairman of the committee on education; was again elected in 1878, at which time he was elected speaker pro...
Page 237 - County about 1820, being one of the earliest settlers in that section, where he lived on a farm until his death, which occurred in 1870. Jay A. Hubbell attended the common schools and worked on his father's farm until he was eighteen years of age. After two years of preparatory study at Romeo and Rochester...
Page 152 - He also is a member of the Union League Club of New York, the Century, Metropolitan, Riding, Republican, Lawyers, Down Town and Army and Navy clubs and of the New York Bar Association.
Page 27 - ... winters; graduated from the State Normal School in March, 1864; taught the Union School in Vassar, Michigan, for the three months following, when he enlisted and helped to raise a company for the Twenty-ninth Michigan Infantry; was commissioned First Lieutenant in that regiment in the following September, and went with it southwest, where the regiment was engaged in active campaigning until the...
Page 390 - Burnham, the subject of this sketch, was educated in the common schools of the town, and at Bridgton Academy.
Page 210 - He was an earnest student, outside his profession, was a member of the Michigan Historical Society and president of the 191 Michigan Political Science Association. He was also a member of the Society of the Sons of the American Revolution. He delivered the Commencement address at Dartmouth College in 1878, and the annual address before the American Bar Association in 1891. October 28, 1857, he was united in marriage with Mrs. Ellen P. England (born Wells) of St. Albans, Vt., an authoress of repute...
Page 42 - ... all the 35 years preceding the civil war. He was educated In the public schools, and at 16 began life for himself. A year later he was general helper in a bank at Glens Falls, NY At 18 he occupied an Important position In a banking house In Memphis, Tenn., but came north at the outbreak of the civil war. He removed to Traverse City In 1863, was cashier for Hannah, Lay & Co. two years, and resigned to open a real estate office with Hon. DC Leach, whose interest in the business he bought in 1871....
Page 60 - Austin Blair, who had won great praise as Governor of Michigan during the war, now entered as representative of the Jackson district. He exhibited talent in debate, was distinguished for industry in the work of the House and for inflexible integrity in all his duties. He was not a party man in the ordinary sense of the word, but was inclined rather to independence in thought and action. This habit separated him from his friends who had wished to promote his political ambition, and estranged him for...