William Munroe papers, 1861-1875.
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Lawyer of Concord, Mass. Born in Lincoln, Mass., 1785; died in Concord, 1863. Graduated from Harvard College, 1809, then studied law at Concord office of Samuel Hoar. Legal practice largely concerned with probate. Held wide variety of organizational positions and public offices. Secretary/Treasurer of Middlesex Mutual Fire Insurance Co. in Concord for 37 years (from 1826). Director of Concord Bank; President of Middlesex Institution for Savings; Attorney of Supreme Judicial Court; N...
Ebenezer Rockwood Hoar, a 1839 graduate of Harvard Law School, was a judge of the Court of Common Pleas (1849-1855), associate justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (1859-1869), served as U.S. Attorney General (1869-1870) and as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives (1873-1875). From the description of Letters to Joseph Willard and Henry Vose, 1840-1858. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234339043 American jurist. From the de...
William Munroe was born in Concord, Massachusetts 1806 June 24 and died there 1877 April 27. He was the son of William Munroe, a pencil maker in Concord. A businessman in dry goods and importing in Boston, New York, and Europe, he was a partner in the dry goods importing house of Little, Alden & Co. and a director of Pacific Mills in Lawrence, Massachusetts. Munroe was the founder of the Concord Free Public Library. Built on the former site of Nathan Brooks' house, the library opened in 1873...
Resident of Lawton and Pumpkin Center (outside of Letitia, Okla.); worked for the Lawton post office; b. in Missouri; moved to Comanche County, Okla., 1904 and lived on a farm in Pumpkin Center; won prize for the agricultural float in Lawton's 1914 birthday parade; m. Emma Clay in 1902. From the description of G.M. Brooks photograph collection, 1909-1949. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 166429113 ...
Concord Free Public Library was incorporated March 24, 1873 for statutory purpose of forming and maintaining a public library in Concord, Mass. Corporation organized and adopted by-laws March 28, 1873. Preceding Concord Town Library, founded in 1851, was transferred to Corporation by vote of inhabitants of Concord March 31, 1873. These transactions resulted from proposed gift to town of public library building by successful Concord native William Munroe (1806-1877). He presented to ...