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Biography of William W. Earnest

William W. Earnest. Firmly entrenched in the American heart is the public school system, which, while not perfect perhaps, is continually being improved, largely as the result of the efforts of conscientious, intellectual leaders. The city of Champaign in its superintendent of schools has a well qualified, constructive man, a graduate of the University of …

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Biography of Joseph G. Waters, Capt.

Joseph G. Waters, soldier, publicist, author of note, public speaker, lawyer, of Topeka, is an individuality out of the ordinary. As a soldier, his services were a credit to his country, and himself, and his five wounds received in action are witnesses of his activity. As an author his published utterances have been rarely seen …

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Biographical Sketch of John Bartlett Hull

Hull, John Bartlett; patent lawyer; born, Arlington, Va., Oct. 31, 1866; son of Truman P. and Eliza E. Bartlett Hull; educated, Washington High School, Cadet School U. S. Revenue Cutter Service, Columbia University, Bachelor of Science; National Law School (Washington, D. C.), LL. B.; married, Macomb, Ill., June 21, 1893, Adelina V. Sommers; three children, …

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Spencer, Sarah Elizabeth, Mrs. – Obituary

Pioneer of 1886 Dies In Wallowa Wallowa, Oregon Mrs. Sarah Elizabeth Spencer, a Wallowa County Pioneer, passed away at her home in Wallowa, Sunday, January 20, 1935. She was nearly 90 years old. Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at the Christian Church in Wallowa, conducted by Reverend Walter Meyer, pastor, assisted by Reverend L. …

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Biography of Dr. S. C. Bogart

Dr. S. C. Bogart, one of the leading practitioners of dentistry in San Bernardino County, is a native of Pennsylvania, born in October 1852. His parents being what are termed Pennsylvania Germans, spoke and taught their children the language of the fatherland as the sole medium of communication in the family. His mother died in …

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Biography of Col. William Williams Chapman

COL. W.W. CHAPMAN. – It has frequently been remarked, that while many men of great fame, and a deservedly wide reputation, cannot lay their finger upon a single public act that they originated, others whose names are less known can county by the score the progeny of their brains, now alive and active in the …

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