A Standard History of Kansas and Kansans, Volume 3

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Lewis, 1918 - Kansas - 2731 pages


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Page 1240 - Division, Army of Northern Virginia ; removed to Kansas in 1865 and was employed as civil engineer in the construction of the Union Pacific Railroad, Kansas Division, for three years; in 1868 accepted the agency for the sale of the Delaware Reservation and other lands, in connection with farming and stock raising ; since 1876 has been a farmer and breeder of pure-bred shorthorn cattle ; was elected to the Fifty-third Congress, at large, as a Populist, and indorsed by the Democrats; was...
Page 1423 - Masonic order, the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks and the Woodmen of the World. In the Independent Order of Odd Fellows he has "passed all the chairs" of his local lodge and is a member of the grand lodge of that order.
Page 1330 - Masonic order, having attained to the thirty-second degree and having •'traveled East'' with the Shriners. lie is likewise affiliated with the Knights of Pythias, the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, the order of Ben Hur, the Foresters, the Knights of the Modern Maccabees and the Royal Arcanum.
Page 1188 - Massachusetts, is to be expended for books for the College Library. The other half of the income is devoted to scholarships in Harvard University for the benefit of descendants of HENRY BRIGHT, JR., who died at...
Page 1256 - Opponents of popular government, and especially of the election of United States senators by a direct vote of the people, have bitterly assailed Statement No.
Page 1217 - Shrine; the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks; the Independent Order of Odd Fellows; the Knights of Pythias, and the Improved Order of Red Men.
Page 1274 - Congress in 1850 and in 1856; and for governor in 1859 and 1865; on each occasion being on the democratic ticket. He also held many municipal offices during his long residence in Milwaukee. At the opening of the civil war, he enlisted as a private soldier, recruited a company, and was assigned to the Fourth Wisconsin infantry, which was afterwards changed into a cavalry regiment. In 1862 he was commissioned lieutenant-colonel of the Twenty-first Wisconsin; and on the retirement of Colonel Sweet,...
Page 1235 - Upon completion of this campaign, he served as assistantsupcrintendent of the canvass and supph' department at Philadelphia and edited a paper called the Sanitary Commission Bulletin. At the close of the war he was transferred to the historical bureau of the commission at Washington, remaining there one year, collecting data and writing a portion of the history of the commission. In 1866 he was appointed statistician of the Citizens...
Page 1556 - He is also a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, the Knights of Pythias, and the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks.
Page 1353 - ... these years has been a consistent and able friend of all the educational interests of this state; and WHEREAS, Senator Porter is entitled to first honors for the inauguration of manual training in Kansas, and particularly as founder and friend of the State Manual Training School at Pittsburg, Kan., has endeared himself to the people of the state, and especially to the members of this body; and WHEREAS, Senator Porter's long and efficient service in behalf of all the state schools, and especially...

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