Speer, William McMurtrie, 1865-1923

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William M. Speer was born in Huntingdon PA in 1865 and died in Piermont NY in 1923. He graduated from Yale University in 1880 and from the Albany Law School in 1887. He was a journalist, public official, lawyer, inventor, businessman, publisher, and author.

From the description of William McMurtrie papers, 1880-1936. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 609578533

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referencedIn Committee on Legislation for the International Exposition of 1892 minutes and scrapbook, 1889-1890 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Speer, William McMurtrie, 1865-1923. William McMurtrie papers, 1880-1936. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Speer Family Papers, Bulk, 1883-1943, 1802-1982 Bryn Mawr College
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associatedWith Anderson, Maxwell, 1888-1959. person
associatedWith Brooklyn Edison Company, Inc. corporateBody
associatedWith Comstock, Anthony, 1844-1915. person
associatedWith Cornucopia Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Dana, Charles A. (Charles Anderson), 1819-1897. person
associatedWith Dana, Paul, 1852-1930. person
associatedWith Delaware and Eastern Railway Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Dixie Transportation Co., Inc. corporateBody
associatedWith Douglass Barnes Corporation. corporateBody
associatedWith Equitable Life Insurance Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Fabricated Concrete Corporation. corporateBody
associatedWith Food Committee. corporateBody
associatedWith Fox Film Corporation. corporateBody
associatedWith Gaynor, William Jay, 1849-1913. person
associatedWith Glynn, Martin Henry, 1871-1924. person
associatedWith Grant, Hugh John, 1855- person
associatedWith Hearst, William Randolph, 1863-1951. person
associatedWith Hill, David Bennett, 1843-1910. person
associatedWith International Exposition of 1892. corporateBody
associatedWith Johnstown Flood Committee. corporateBody
associatedWith Laffan, William M. person
associatedWith Law Press. corporateBody
associatedWith Lord, Chester Sanders, 1850-1933. person
associatedWith McClure, S. S. (Samuel Sidney), 1857-1949. person
associatedWith New York and Brooklyn Economic Power and Construction Company. corporateBody
associatedWith New York Mail and Newspaper Transportation Company. corporateBody
associatedWith New York (N.Y.). Board of Aldermen. corporateBody
associatedWith New York (N.Y.). Board of City Record. corporateBody
associatedWith New York (N.Y.). Committee on Legislation for the International Exposition of 1892 corporateBody
associatedWith New York (N.Y.). Dept. of Water Resources. corporateBody
associatedWith New York (N.Y.). Law Dept. corporateBody
associatedWith New York (N.Y.). Office of the Mayor. corporateBody
associatedWith New York (N.Y.). Police Dept. corporateBody
associatedWith New York (State). Constitutional Convention (1894) corporateBody
associatedWith O'Connor, Joseph, 1841-1908. person
associatedWith Page, Walter Hines, 1855-1918. person
associatedWith Philippines Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Pneumatic Co. corporateBody
associatedWith Pulitzer, Joseph, 1847-1911. person
associatedWith Ralph, Julian, 1853-1903. person
associatedWith Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919. person
associatedWith Root, Elihu, 1845-1937. person
associatedWith Sulzer, William, 1863-1941. person
associatedWith Sunlight Gas Machine Co., Inc. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Attorney-General. corporateBody
associatedWith Untermyer, Samuel, 1858-1940. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
New York (State)--New York
Southern States
Ulster County (N.Y.)
New York (State)
Kingston (N.Y.)
Pennsylvania--Johnstown (Cambria County)
Panama Canal (Panama)
Ashokan Reservoir (N.Y.)
Old age pensions
Insurance companies--Investigation
Lumber trade
Printing--Technological innovations
Police corruption
Snow removal--Technological innovations
Concrete houses
Eminent domain
World War, 1914-1918--Veterans
Real property
Coal--Transportation--Law and legislation
Newspaper publishing
Stencils and stencil cutting--Technological innovations
Trials (Libel)
Local transit--Reorganization
Consumer cooperatives
Representation in administrative proceedings
Dairy laws
Coal trade
Libel and slander
Government litigation
Food supply
Actions and defenses
Publishers and Publishing
Music publishing
Precast concrete construction
Cinder blocks
Ships, concrete
Government attorneys
Public officers
Music publishers


Birth 1865

Death 1923-04-02


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