Portrait, genealogical and biographical record of the State of Utah: containing biographies of many well known citizens of the past and present

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National Historical Record Co., 1902 - History - 499 pages

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Page 320 - Technology, entered the medical department of the University of New York, from which he received his degree with the class of 1882. He immediately took up the practice of his profession in Keene...
Page 17 - ... indicative of the severity of the conditions and environments of his early life. As a public speaker, his leading trait is an intense earnestness. He impresses the hearer with his message more from the sincerity of its delivery, and the honest earnestness of his manner, than from any learned exhibition of oratory or studied display of logic. He touches the hearts of the people with the simple eloquence of one who is himself convinced of the truths presented.
Page 17 - ... eyes wide open on the listener who may readily perceive from their penetrating glimpse the wonderful mental power of the tall forehead above. His large head is crowned with an abundant growth of hair, in his early years dark, but now, like his full beard, tinged with a liberal sprinkling of gray. In conversation, one is forcibly impressed with the sudden changes in appearance of his countenance, under the different influences of his mind: now intensely pleasant, with an enthusiastic and childlike...
Page 36 - During those years he has adhered steadily to upright and reliable methods of doing business and has won the confidence and esteem of all with whom he has come in contact.
Page 178 - Pa. , in the class of 1882, and taught school for six years; deciding upon the profession of the law, he entered the law department of the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, and graduated from that institution in the class of 1888; was admitted to the circuit court of Washtenaw County, Mich., and to the supreme court of the State of Michigan before his graduation from the law school; after completing his law course in the University of Michigan, returned to Fayette County, Pa. , and was admitted...
Page 464 - He has built up a professional business of the most desirable kind, and, as before noted, has won the confidence and esteem of all with whom he has been associated.
Page 83 - War, he undertook the study of the law, and in 1868 was admitted to practice at the Bar of the Supreme Court of Louisiana.
Page 362 - He is shrewd, systematic and unquestionably honest and these qualities have gained for him the respect and confidence of all with whom he has had business dealings.
Page 53 - because I am under moral and sacred obligations to not answer, and it is interwoven in my character never to betray a friend, a brother, my country, my God, or my religion.
Page 444 - This honorable position he filled with credit to himself and to the entire satisfaction of members of the bar.

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