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James Middleton Cox (March 31, 1870 – July 15, 1957) was the 46th and 48th Governor of Ohio, a U.S. Representative from Ohio, and the Democratic nominee for President of the United States at the 1920 presidential election. His running mate during his presidential campaign was future president Franklin D. Roosevelt. He founded the chain of newspapers that continues today as Cox Enterprises, a media conglomerate. Born and raised in Ohio, Cox began his career as a newspaper copy reader before be...
Winfield Scott (June 13, 1786 – May 29, 1866) was an American military commander and political candidate. He served as a general in the United States Army from 1814 to 1861, taking part in the War of 1812, the Mexican–American War, the early stages of the American Civil War, and various conflicts with Native Americans. Scott was the Whig Party's presidential nominee in the 1852 presidential election, but was defeated by Democrat Franklin Pierce. He was known as Old Fuss and Feathers for his insi...
Rufus King (March 24, 1755 – April 29, 1827) was an American lawyer, politician, and diplomat. He was a delegate for Massachusetts to the Continental Congress and the Philadelphia Convention and was one of the signers of the United States Constitution in 1787. After formation of the new Congress he represented New York in the United States Senate. He emerged as a leading member of the Federalist Party, serving as the party's last presidential nominee in the 1816 presidential election. The son...
Theodore Sedgwick (May 9, 1746 – January 24, 1813) was an American attorney, politician and jurist, who served in elected state government and as a Delegate to the Continental Congress, a U.S. Representative, and a United States Senator from Massachusetts. He served as the fourth Speaker of the United States House of Representatives. He was appointed to the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court in 1802 and served there the rest of his life. Born in West Hartford in the Connecticut Colony, Sedg...
Joseph Warren Keifer was a prominent nineteenth century Ohio political and military leader, the first Ohioan to serve as Speaker of the House of Representatives. Born in Clark County, Ohio, Keifer attended local schools and Antioch College then returned to his family's farm, devoting his spare time to studying law. He began his law practice in Springfield, Ohio on January 12, 1858. With the outbreak of the American Civil War, Keifer left his practice and enlisted in the Union Army. He enli...
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Rutherford B. Hayes was born in Delaware, Ohio, in 1822 and earned degrees from Kenyon College and Harvard Law School before starting a career as a lawyer in Cincinnati. Hayes served as a major general in the Ohio Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War and was elected to the U.S. Congress in 1864. Hayes then was elected Governor of Ohio and later served one term as President of the United States (1877-1881) before retiring to his home in Fremont, Ohio, where he died in 1893.President of the Uni...
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Pharmacist, of Jersey City, Hudson County, New Jersey; born in Canada in 1841; worked in pharmacies in Berlin (later renamed Kitchener) and Dundas, Ontario, 1854-1863; removed to Jersey City; worked for Benjamin F. Snow, 1863-1867; worked in partnership with Henry A. DeMotte (as DeMotte ? continued the business as a proprietorship; served as secretary, 1870-1874, and president, 1888, of the New Jersey Pharmaceutical Association; served on the New Jersey State Board of Pharmacy for 17 years (incl...
Ohio lawyer and jurist; Ohio governor, 1886-1890; U.S. senator, 1896-1908; brevet captain, 89th Ohio Infantry, Company A, during Civil War. From the description of Letter : Cincinnati, [Ohio], to B[enjamin] H[enry] Grierson, Whipple Barracks, A.T., 1885 Nov. 4. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 30607647 Joseph Benson Foraker served as both governor of and U.S. senator for the state of Ohio. Archibald Gracie was the author of a Civil War history enti...
William Cullen Bryant, from Woodburn, Oregon, attended Oregon Agricultural College (OAC) from 1902 to 1905. Bryant studied mechanical engineering, but did not complete a degree. He lived in Cauthorn Hall, the first residence hall for men at OAC constructed in 1892. Bryant was an educator and lawyer and served as superintendent of schools in Sherman County, Oregon, for 3 years. He was born in Nebraska in 1875 and died in Moro, Oregon, in 1931. From the description of William C. Bryant...