Shepard, Edward Morse, 1850-1911

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Lawyer, political reformer, and author, born in New York, July 23, 1850; his father died when he was 6 and August Belmont became his legal guardian; A.B., College of the City of New York (LL. D. Tulane, 1903; Washington and Lee, 1904; Williams, 1907); he instigated principles of civil service reform in New York State; became a member of Brooklyn Civil Service Commission; admitted to the bar, 1871; successful corporate lawyer; wealth from railroads in Mexico and Southwest; unsuccessful Democratic candidate for mayor of greater New York 1901; author of biography of Martin Van Buren (American statesmen series) and Memoirs of Dugdale; died 1911 at his Lake George summer home.

From the description of Letter to Editor, Atlantic monthly, 1904 September 18. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 61287924

New York lawyer, prominent reform Democrat from Brooklyn.

From the description of Papers, 1837-1914. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122567002

Lawyer.

Shepard was an alumnus of City College, Class of 1869.

From the description of Papers, [ca. 1869-1911] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155503979

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referencedIn Carl Schurz Papers, 1842-1983, (bulk 1860-1906) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn David B. Hill Papers, 1885-1910 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
referencedIn Peabody, George Foster, 1852-1938. Papers of George Foster Peabody, 1894-1937. Library of Congress
referencedIn Fairchild, Charles S. (Charles Stebbins), 1842-1924. Fairchild collection, [18th century-ca. 1928]. Churchill County Museum
creatorOf Finley, John H. (John Huston), 1863-1940. John H. Finley papers, 1892-1940, bulk (1913-1935). New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Letters from various correspondents, American period, 1876-1937. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Shepard, Edward Morse, 1850-1911. Letter to Editor, Atlantic monthly, 1904 September 18. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Schurz, Carl, 1829-1906. Papers of Carl Schurz, 1842-1983 (bulk 1860-1906). Library of Congress
creatorOf Shepard, Edward Morse, 1850-1911. Papers, 1837-1914. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company contracts, 1831-1979 (inclusive) 1880-1940 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Shepard, Edward M., 1850-1911. Papers, [ca. 1869-1911] Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Bowker, R. R. (Richard Rogers), 1848-1933. Richard Rogers Bowker Papers, 1856-1958. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn George Foster Peabody Papers, 1894-1937 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn John H. Finley papers, 1892-1940, 1913-1935 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Oswald Garrison Villard papers, 1872-1949. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Letters from various correspondents, American period, 1876-1937. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Grover Cleveland Papers, 1743-1945, (bulk 1885-1908) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908. Grover Cleveland papers, 1743-1945 (bulk 1885-1908). Library of Congress
referencedIn Richard Rogers Bowker papers, 1856-1958 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
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associatedWith Adler, Felix, 1851-1933. person
associatedWith Balch, Thomas Willing, 1866-1927. person
associatedWith Bancroft, Frederic, 1860-1945. person
associatedWith Baruch, Bernard M. (Bernard Mannes), 1870-1965. person
associatedWith Bowker, R. R. (Richard Rogers), 1848-1933. person
associatedWith Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925. person
associatedWith Chapin, Alfred Clark. person
associatedWith City University of New York. City College. corporateBody
correspondedWith Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908. person
associatedWith College of the City of New York (1866-1926) corporateBody
associatedWith Democratic Party (N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Finley, John H. (John Huston), 1863-1940. person
associatedWith Garland, Hamlin, 1860-1940. person
associatedWith Gilder, Richard Watson, 1844-1909. person
associatedWith Hale, Edward Everett, 1863-1932. person
associatedWith Harper, Fletcher. person
associatedWith Hewitt, Abram S., 1901 or 2-1987. person
associatedWith Hill, David Bennett, 1843-1910 person
associatedWith Houghton Mifflin Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Hughes, Charles Evans, 1862-1948. person
associatedWith La Farge, John, 1835-1910. person
associatedWith Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1850-1924. person
associatedWith Lowell, Josephine Shaw, 1843-1905. person
associatedWith Mabie, Hamilton Wright, 1846-1916. person
associatedWith Page, Walter Hines, 1855-1918. person
associatedWith Parker, Alton B. person
associatedWith Peabody, George Foster, 1852-1938. person
associatedWith Perry, Bliss, 1860-1954. person
associatedWith Pulitzer, Joseph, 1847-1911. person
associatedWith Reform Club (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Rockefeller, John D. (John Davison), 1874-1960. person
associatedWith Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945. person
associatedWith Roosevelt, Theodore, 1887-1944. person
associatedWith Root, Elihu, 1845-1937. person
associatedWith Schurz, Carl, 1829-1906. person
associatedWith Trask, Katrina, 1853-1922. person
associatedWith Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949. person
associatedWith Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915. person
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Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
New York (N.Y.)
New York (N.Y.)
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Birth 1850-07-23

Death 1911-07-28

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