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Page 488 - 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 485 - McCurdy gives his political allegiance to the democratic party, but the honors and emoluments of office have no attraction for him.
Page 349 - He has never had occasion to regret his determination to come to the new world, for here he...
Page 116 - He votes with the republican party and keeps well informed on the questions and issues of the day but is not ambitious for office.
Page 154 - His religious faith is indicated by his membership in the German Lutheran church, to which his wife also belongs.
Page 131 - Fraternally, he is a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, the Knights of Pythias and the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks.
Page 507 - His boyhood days were passed in the usual manner of farm lads, his time being divided between the duties of the schoolroom, the pleasures of the playground and the work of the fields.
Page 506 - Fellows, while his religious faith is indicated by his membership in the Methodist Episcopal church, to which his wife also belongs.