Prominent and Progressive Americans: An Encyclopædia of Contemporaneous Biography, Volume 1

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New York Tribune, 1902 - United States

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Page 280 - He continuedin thatoffice until May i, 1895, when he resigned to accept the office of Police Commissioner from Mayor Strong. Through his fearlessness and administrative ability as President of the Board, the demoralized police force was greatly improved. Early in 1897 he was called by the President to...
Page 78 - Morton to the latter; has been the orator on three great national and international occasions — the unveiling of the Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor, the statue having been purchased by the contributions of the people of France and brought over here by the members of the cabinet, of the legislature, and of the army and navy of the French Republic; the centennial celebration of the inauguration of the first President of the...
Page 241 - ... newly formed New York Central and Hudson River Railroad Company. The new company amalgamated the New York Central Railroad with the New York and Harlem Railroad and the Hudson River Railroad, under Vanderbilt's control. On Dec. 23, 1914, the New York Central Railroad Company was formed by combining the New York Central and Hudson River Railroad, the Lake Shore and Michigan Southern Railroad, and several smaller lines. In 1954 a bitter proxy fight for control of the New York Central Railroad was...
Page 101 - Ohio, graduating from that institution in 1872 in the classical course; was admitted to the bar by the supreme court of Ohio in 1874...
Page 101 - Democrat; was a delegate at large to the Republican national convention at St. Louis in 1896, and was temporary chairman of the convention ; was...
Page 270 - Moseley not to be content to prove his eligibility, by right of descent, to membership in the Society of Colonial Wars, the Sons of the Revolution and the Society of the Cincinnati...
Page 281 - Essays on Practical Politics," published in 1892, was followed the next year, by "The Wilderness Hunter," while in 1894 he added a third volume to his " Winning of the West." In 1898 he collected a volume of essays, entitled
Page 56 - He attended the public schools there, and entered the College of the City of New York, from which he received the degrees of AB and BS in 1873.
Page 362 - Dana is a member of the Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, and he is a charter member of the Order of Founders and Patriots.
Page 344 - Volunteers near the close of the Civil War. He was a member of the Society of Colonial Wars, of the Sons of the American Revolution, of the Massachusetts Society of the Cincinnati and of the Grand Army of the Republic. He had been an overseer of Bowdoin College. Judge Bell was twice married — first in 1872 to Helen M. Pitman of Laconia, who died in 1888 leaving four children, second to Elizabeth W.

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