Marshall L. Cook and William R. Cook papers 1880-1945

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Marshall L. Cook and William R. Cook papers, 1880-1945

Marshall L. Cook and William R. Cook papers 1880-1945

Editor and publisher, with his brother, William Randolph Cook, of the Hastings Banner in Hastings, Michigan. Correspondence, 1893-1941, relating to operations of their paper and other business enterprises, including material concerning Republican politics, the temperance movement, their activities and interest in the Rotary Club, the Salvation Army, and the Young Men's Christian Association.

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Knox, Frank, 1874-1944

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U.S. secretary of the navy and newspaper editor and publisher and . From the description of Papers of Frank Knox, 1898-1954. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83869738 Publisher of the Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, E̲v̲e̲n̲i̲n̲g̲ N̲e̲w̲s̲, 1901-1910, and of the C̲h̲i̲c̲a̲g̲o̲ D̲a̲i̲l̲y̲ N̲e̲w̲s̲, 1931-1944, campaign manager for Chase S. Osborn in 1910, Republican vice presidential candidate in 1936, and Franklin D. Roosevelt's Secretary of the Navy. From the descripti...

American Press Association

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When Theodore Roosevelt came home from his African expedition in June of 1910, he made attempts to cure the growing division within his Republican party. He went on a speaking tour in the late summer and early fall to support Republicans and Republicanism in the election of 1910. From the description of Colonel Roosevelt's western and southern trips, Aug. 23-Sept. 11 & Oct. 6-15, 1910, not before 1910. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612800248 ...

Potter, William W., 1869-1940

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William W. Potter was born in Maple Grove Township, Michigan on August 1. 1869, the son of Lucien B. and Clarinda L. (Trimmer) Potter. He married Margaret D. Richardson on April 5, 1894, and received his LL.B from the University of Michigan a year later. Mr. Potter was superintendent of schools, Harrison, Michigan from 1891 until 1894, when he was admitted to the bar. At that time he began practicing law in Hastings, and became city attorney of Hastings. He went on to become prosecuting attorney...