4 edition of The Canadian biographical dictionary and portrait gallery of eminent and self-made men found in the catalog.
|Genre||Biography., Biography, Biographies., Biographies|
|Series||CIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 08546, CIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 08546|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||9 microfiches (405 fr.)|
|Number of Pages||405|
She died in August, During part of his youth the son labored with his father in a woolen factory in his native state. This indexes the Wisconsin Blue Books, which list 5, prominent persons who lived during the period — Columbian Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery.
In he removed to Davenport, which has since been his home, and formed a partnership for the practice of law with H. They have two children, Timothy and Jesse, both still in infancy. He is an earnest christian worker, public-spirited, and an invaluable citizen. Biographies can be found on state, county and local levels. The progenitor of the family in this country was among the early settlers on Long Island. The fact that of four hundred and sixty two cases determined in his court in Guthrie county during his term of office, not a single one has been appealed, indicates an approbation of his decisions on the part of the litigants in this court, as exceptional and rare as it must be gratifying to the judge.
Further Reading[ edit edit source ] See the United States Biographies for information on nationwide biographical collections. Links to county pages appear below. The biographies are in alphabetical order. The maiden name of Frederick's mother was Caroline Tupper, a noble christian woman, who died in Family History Library film item 3; fiche Martin, Esq.
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The progenitor of the family in this country was among the early settlers on Long Island. He The Canadian biographical dictionary and portrait gallery of eminent and self-made men book also a delegate to the national convention of at Philadelphia; also a delegate to the convention at New York which nominated Seymour and Blair in ; a member of the Iowa state central committee for five or six years; was mayor of Davenport inand in was elected to represent the city of Davenport in the state senate and is still a member of that body.
At the age of twenty years he "stumped" the counties of Johnson and Iowa in the interest of James Buchanan. The qualifications of Judge Mott for the bench may be inferred from the tenor of the resolution passed by the Guthrie county bar, on his retiring, one of them reading as follows: Resolved, That we recognize and appreciate the marked ability, impartiality and courtesy with which he has at all times presided over the circuit court of Guthrie county, and congratulate him on the extraordinary success which has attended his judicial labors.
During part of his youth the son labored with his father in a woolen factory in his native state. As a judge, he was pleasant in his treatment of the bar and litigants, ever jealous to see that fair play and justice were accorded to all. Scanned from the book by Rex Mott May The date of death of Judge Mott's first wife Emma is probably incorrect.
After quitting college he walked to Marion, in Linn county, Iowa, a distance of thirty-one miles, and entered the law office of the Hon. Thus mingles in the veins of our subject, in equal proportions, the blood of the Celt and the Saxon.
In he was cashier of the National Bank of Winterset, and that position he again holds. He is likewise a stockholder and director in the Davenport water-works, and is interested in various other corporations.
Family History Library film item 3; fiche In the autumn of he lacked but one vote of receiving the congressional nomination of his party in the second district. Family History Library book In he was nominated for the office of state senator for his county, but declined the candidacy.
The survivors are Ellen, Jeremiah H. Wisconsin: Its Story and Biography, As a lawyer, he is full of expedients, but generally tries his cases on their merits, without resorting to subterfuges. He was a man of much strength and brilliance of intellect, earnest and zealous as a missionary, and died in at Topeka, Kansas.
The headstone and the History of Madison county, Iowa show her to have died in August During the summer of our subject and his younger brother, with the aid of two yoke of oxen, "broke" some eighty acres of wild land, and in the winter following cut and split some eight thousand rails and stakes and before the end of the following summer had a farm of one hundred and sixty acres fenced and under cultivation.
He is an earnest christian worker, public-spirited, and an invaluable citizen.
Iowa volume. Mott had been admitted to the bar in Vermont, and on settling at the seat of justice of Madison county, immediately commenced practice, pursuing it unremittingly until after the south had risen in arms to destroy the Union.
See also the " The Canadian biographical dictionary and portrait gallery of eminent and self-made men book " and " Genealogy " sections for additional sources. The maiden name of Frederick's mother was Caroline Tupper, a noble christian woman, who died in The parents of our subject had a family of ten children, four of whom died in infancy and six of whom survive.
In the regents of the State University elected him to the professorship of pleadings and practice in the law department of that institution, a position which he filled for two years, and then, under the pressure of enthusiasm created by the Baptist denomination in favor of their higher schools of education, in connection with the centennial year of the nation, he accepted the presidency of the University of Des Moines.
In the same year he was a deputy United States marshal, and took the census of Iowa county.Get this from a library! The United States biographical dictionary and portrait gallery of eminent and self-made men. [American Biographical Publishing Co.
(Chicago, Ill.);]. Alexander MacKay (April 3, –?) was a merchant, farmer and political figure in Nova Scotia, Canada. He represented Pictou County in the Nova Scotia House of Assembly from to and from to as a Conservative member. He was born in West River, Nova Scotia, the son of John MacKay, a Scottish immigrant.
Get this from a library! The Canadian biographical dictionary and portrait gallery of eminent and self-made men. Quebec and Maritime Provinces volume.Two other significant collections of biographical sketches pdf Ontario are found in: The Canadian Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-made Men, Ontario Volume.
Toronto, Ontario: American Biographical Publishing Company, (Family History Library book D3c; film item 3.) Fraser, Alexander.The Canadian biographical dictionary and portrait gallery of eminent and self-made men, Ontario volume Format: Books/Monographs/Book with Digital Images.The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery ebook Eminent and Self-Made Men: Missouri Volume.
New York: United States Biographical Publishing Company, Assisted Alexander W. Doniphan in working with state legislature to create .