Ware, Eugene Fitch 1841-1911

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Ware, an attorney by profession, often wrote poetry under the pseudonym, "Ironquill". He was a veteran of the Civil War, serving in the Iowa infantry units. He was admitted to the bar in Fort Scott, Kansas in 1871, and practiced law in Fort Scott, Topeka, and Kansas City until his death in 1911. From 1879 to 1894 he was a Republican member of the Kansas Senate. Later he served as U.S. Pensions Commissioner (1902-1905). Ware wrote a number of books including The Rise and Fall of the Saloon (1900); The Indian Campaign of 1864 (1908); Rhymes of Ironquill (1908); Ithuriel (1909); From Court to Court (1909) and others. (For additional biographical information see Kansas Historical Collections and Who Was Who in America, vol.1)

From the guide to the Correspondence, articles, clippings, etc., 1899-1911, (University of Kansas Kenneth Spencer Research Library Kansas Collection)

Union officer, journalist, lawyer, and Kansas State legislator.

From the description of Papers, 1859-1939 (bulk 1895-1911). (Kansas State Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 660831773

From the description of Abby Ware Nies collection, 1859-1939 (bulk 1895-1911). (Kansas State Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 54353074

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referencedIn Riley, James Whitcomb, 1849-1916. James Whitcomb Riley papers, 1883-1915. Library of Congress
referencedIn James Whitcomb Riley Papers, 1883-1915 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Gleed, Charles S. (Charles Sumner), 1856-1920. Charles Sumner Gleed papers, 1872-1928 (bulk 1880-1920). Kansas State Historical Society
creatorOf Johnston, William Agnew, 1848-1937. William A. Johnston papers, 1880-1939. Kansas State Historical Society
creatorOf Paine, Albert Bigelow, 1861-1937,. Letters to Albert Bigelow Paine, 1875-1934 (bulk 1891-1934). Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Ware, Eugene Fitch, 1841-1911. Abby Ware Nies collection, 1859-1939 (bulk 1895-1911). Kansas State Historical Society
creatorOf Ware, Eugene Fitch, 1841-1911. Letter : Topeka, Kansas, to T.J. Majors, Omaha, Neb., [between 1900 and 1911]. Newberry Library
referencedIn Correspondence, 1863-1920 University of Kansas Kenneth Spencer Research Library Kansas Collection.
referencedIn Howells family papers, 1850-1954 (inclusive). Houghton Library
creatorOf Ware, Eugene Fitch, 1841-1911. Papers, 1859-1939 (bulk 1895-1911). Kansas State Historical Society
referencedIn William Elsey Connelly papers, 1883-1914, 1899-1903 University of Kansas Kenneth Spencer Research Library Kansas Collection.
referencedIn Papers concerning the 20th Kansas Volunteers, and photograph., 1901-1902 University of Kansas Kenneth Spencer Research Library Kansas Collection.
creatorOf Johnston, Lucy Browne, 1846-1937. Lucy B. Johnston papers, 1887-1937. Kansas State Historical Society
creatorOf Correspondence, articles, clippings, etc., 1899-1911 University of Kansas Kenneth Spencer Research Library Kansas Collection.
referencedIn Letters from various correspondents, American period, 1876-1937. Houghton Library
creatorOf Ward, Lydia Avery Coonley, 1845-1924. Autographs collected and letters received by Lydia Avery Coonley Ward, 1705, 1785, 1848, 1861-1922 (bulk 1861-1922). University of Virginia. Library
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associatedWith Adams, F. G. (Franklin George), 1824-1899. person
associatedWith Brown, John, 1800-1859 person
associatedWith Capper, Arthur, 1865-1951. person
associatedWith Coney, Patrick H. person
associatedWith Connelley, William Elsey, 1855-1930. person
associatedWith Connelley, William Elsey, 1885-1930 person
associatedWith Connelly, William Elsey, 1855-1930 person
associatedWith Everett D. Graff Collection of Western Americana (Newberry Library) corporateBody
associatedWith Flannelmouth, Thomas person
associatedWith Gleed, Charles S. (Charles Sumner), 1856-1920. person
associatedWith Gleed, James W. (James Willis), 1859- person
associatedWith Gleed, Ware & Gleed. corporateBody
associatedWith Glick, George Washington, 1827-1911. person
associatedWith Ingalls, John James, 1833-1900 person
associatedWith Johnston, Lucy Browne, 1846-1937. person
associatedWith Johnston, William Agnew, 1848-1937. person
associatedWith Kansas. Legislature. Senate. corporateBody
associatedWith Lane, James Henry, 1814-1866 person
associatedWith Long, Chester I. (Chester Isaiah), 1860-1934. person
correspondedWith Majors, Thomas Jefferson, 1841-1932 person
associatedWith Ozias, Joseph W. person
associatedWith Page, Walter Hines, 1855-1918 person
associatedWith Paine, Albert Bigelow, 1861-1937, person
associatedWith Pike, E. W. person
associatedWith Plumb, Preston B., 1837-1891. person
correspondedWith Riley, James Whitcomb, 1849-1916. person
associatedWith Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919. person
associatedWith Rosewater, Victor, 1871-1940. person
associatedWith Stillwell, Leander, 1843-1939 person
associatedWith United States. Army. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Pension Bureau. corporateBody
associatedWith Ward, Lydia Avery Coonley, 1845-1924. person
associatedWith Ware, Abby Huntington, person
associatedWith Ware, Amanda (Amanda Melvina Holbrook) person
associatedWith Ware, Gene, person
associatedWith Ware, Hiram, person
associatedWith Ware, Hiram (Hiram B.) person
associatedWith Ware, Jeanette Huntington (Jeanette P. Huntington), person
associatedWith White, William Allen, 1868-1944. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Kansas--Fort Scott
West (U.S.)
Kansas
Topeka (Kan.)
Fort Scott (Kan.)
Kansas
United States
Fort Scott (Kan.)
West (U.S.)
United States
Kansas--Topeka
Topeka (Kan.)
Kansas--Topeka
Kansas--Fort Scott
Subject
Spanish--American War, 1898
American poetry--History--20th century
Floods
American letters--History--19th century
Lawyers. Correspondence, reminiscences, etc
Kansas. History. Historiography
Kansas--Politics and government
American diaries
American letters--History--20th century
American poetry--History and criticism
Occupation
Journalists--Kansas
Legislators--Kansas
Authors, American--19th century
Politicians--Kansas
Authors, American--20th century
Lawyers--Kansas
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Birth 1841

Death 1911

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