Men of Progress: Biographical Sketches and Portraits of Leaders in Business and Professional Life in and of the State of New Hampshire

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New England magazine, 1898 - New Hampshire - 233 pages
 

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Page 108 - ... Town Clerk and Trustee of Trust Funds for the town, which latter two positions he at present holds. He has been three times elected a representative from ConHON. FRED PARKER from District No. 4, was born in Parsonfield, Me., December 23, 1867, son of John A. and Alice J. (Allen) Garland. He received his education in the common schools of his native town and at the once famous Parsonfield Academy, and in 1885 went to Conway Center, in this state, where he engaged as a clerk in a general store,...
Page 77 - Hill, Montreal. Frank West Rollins was born in Concord, New Hampshire, February 24, 1860, son of Edward Henry and Ellen (West) Rollins. His family has been prominent in the affairs of the State for more than two centuries ; his father represented New Hampshire in both houses of Congress. He was educated in the schools of Concord by Moses Woolson, at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and at the Harvard Law School. He was admitted to the bar in August, 1882. After practising his profession...
Page 172 - ... of the naval service ; the discontinuance of the extravagant policy of repairing worthless vessels ; and the beginning of a modern navy in the construction of the four new cruisers recommended by the advisory board. The organization and successful voyage of the Greely relief expedition in 1884 were largely due to his personal efforts. Mr. Chandler was a strenuous advocate of uniting with the navy the other nautical branches of the federal administration, including the light-house establishment,...
Page 63 - In 1872 the degree of Master of Arts was conferred upon him by Dartmouth College. In 1874.
Page 171 - Mr. ('handler gained his earliest reputation for persistency, coolness, and moral courage in this celebrated conflict, so well remembered by the Republicans of the state. In November, 1864, he was employed by the Navy Department as special counsel to prosecute the Philadelphia navy-yard frauds, and on March 9, 1865, was appointed, by President Lincoln, the first solicitor and judge-advocate-genera] of that department.
Page 223 - PILLSBURY, Who tears up words like trees by the roots, A Theseus in stout cow-hide boots, The wager of eternal war Against that loathsome Minotaur To whom we sacrifice each year The best blood of our Athens here, (Dear M., pray brush up your Lempriere.) A terrible denouncer he, Old Sinai burns unquenchably Upon his lips; he well might be a Hot-blazing soul from fierce Judea, Habakkuk, Ezra, or Hosea.
Page 172 - March 23, 1881, was appointed by President Garfield Solicitor-General, but was rejected by the Senate; was appointed by President Arthur Secretary of the Navy April 12, 1882, and served till March 7, 1885; was elected to the United States Senate June 14, 1887, as a Republican, to fill the unexpired term of Austin F. Pike, which ended March 3, 1889; was reelected June 18, 1889, and again January 16, 1895. His term of service will expire March 3, 1901. JACOB H. GALLINGER...
Page 102 - ... prison committee. He married, June 22, 1870, Octavia M., daughter of Hon. Benjamin J. and Mehitable (Batchelder) Cole. Children : Harry Cole, born July 9, 1872, fitted at Chauncy Hall, and is a freshman in Harvard University ; Candace E., born June 4, 1875, now at the Capen School at Northampton, Mass. Mr. Quinby comes from good old New England stock, on both sides of his family. Through his father, he is a direct descendant of John Rogers, fifth president of Harvard college, of Maj. Gen. Daniel...
Page 106 - ... and in the latter part was chairman of the judiciary committee of the House of Representatives. In 1862-'63 he was a member of the State Senate and chairman of its judiciary committee. In 1863 he was appointed by President Lincoln assessor for the second internal revenue district of New Hampshire, and held the office until 1870. He was appointed associate justice of the Supreme Judicial Court of New Hampshire, February 10, 1874, by Governor Straw. In August of that year the court was reorganized,...
Page 95 - Masonic affairs his interest is equally deep in military organizations, and he is a member of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Boston.

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