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The Biographical Record of de Kalb County, Illinois
S. J. Clarke Publishing Company
No preview available - 2018
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Page 71 - Fraternally he is a member of the Masonic Order, the Independent Order of Odd Fellows and the Modern Woodmen of America.
Page 311 - He is also a member of the Ancient Order of United Workmen, and is connected with various college fraternities.
Page 305 - Like his parents, he has always been a strict member of the Methodist Episcopal Church. In politics, he is a Republican.
Page 171 - At the close of the war, he was mustered out of the service at Cloud's Mills, Virginia, July 13th, 1865.
Page 160 - There is no positive rule for achieving success, and yet in the life of the successful man there are always lessons which might well be followed. The man who gains prosperity is he who can see and utilize the opportunity that comes in his path.
Page 191 - Both he and his wife are members of the Methodist Episcopal church at Newberry and active Sunday school workers.
Page 227 - He is a man of keen discrimination and sound judgment and his executive ability and excellent management have brought to the concern with which he is connected a large degree of success.
Page 389 - His mind is analytical, logical and inductive. With a thorough and comprehensive knowledge of the fundamental principles of law he combined a familiarity with statutory law and a sober, clear judgment which made him a formidable adversary in legal combat and won for his clients many favorable decisions.