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Page 769 - His success in all his undertakings has been so marked that his methods are of interest to the commercial world. He has based his business principles and actions upon strict adherence to the rules which govern industry, economy and strict, unswerving integrity.
Page 585 - Schenck was reared, early becoming familiar with all the duties and labors that fall to the lot of the agriculturist, and thus becoming well prepared to carry on farming on his own account at a later day.
Page 635 - Masonic fraternity and the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, and both he and his wife are zealous members of the Congregational Church, Dr.
Page 750 - ... sundries, and his trade has reached gratifying proportions, bringing him a substantial annual income. Mr. Long exercises his right of franchise in support of the men and measures of the republican party, with which he has been connected since attaining his majority.
Page 588 - He early became familiar with the duties and labors that fall to the lot of the agriculturist, and in his youth was an active and able assistant in the work of the home farm.
Page 658 - He has been a member of the school board for a number of years and is now acting as its president, doing valuable service in the cause of education.
Page 882 - He exercises his right of franchise in support of the men and measures of the Republican party, but has never sought or desired office, preferring to give his time and attention to his business affairs, in which he is meeting with creditable and well-deserved success.
Page 639 - War period, the War of 1812, the Mexican War, the Civil War, and the Spanish-American War.