Men of West Virginia ...

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Biographical Publishing Company, 1903 - West Virginia - 775 pages
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Page 413 - Congress, the youngest member of that body. His aptitude for legislative duties was quickly discerned by Speaker Randall, who assigned him to service on important committees, and by other leaders, and it was not long before he became one of the most influential members of the House of Representatives. He was reflected in 1S78.
Page 412 - ... finest plantations in Missouri which he had helped to redeem from its natural state with a prairie plow and four yoke of oxen when he was but eleven years of age. When sixteen years of age Mr. KENNA enlisted in the Confederate, army and followed its fortunes to the end of the war. While serving in Gen. Shelby's brigade he was badly wounded in the shoulder and arm, but declined to be retired on account of his wounds and continued in active service. One who has written with true appreciation of...
Page 524 - In 1758 he was admitted to the bar, and entered upon the practice of the law in Braintree.
Page 728 - In politics, he is a Republican, and is a member of the School Board.
Page 670 - Thatcher is affiliated with the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, the Knights of the Maccabees...
Page 731 - He meets the brethren of the profession through the medium of the American Medical Association and is also a member of the state and county medical societies.
Page 749 - Frame is an advocate of the principles of the Democratic party. He is a member of the Masonic order, and also of the Knights of Pythias, in the latter order holding the office of chancellor commander.
Page 738 - Fraternally, he is a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, the Knights of Pythias and the Ancient Order of United Workmen.
Page 524 - He is a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Knights of Pythias, Improved Order of Red Men, Fraternal Order of Eagles and the Modern Woodmen of America.
Page 716 - Before entering Congress he served in the State Legislature, and was a member of the Executive Council in 1855. Clark, Horace F.

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