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Biography of Francis E. Ensign

Holding marked prestige among the prominent members of the Idaho bar is Francis Edward Ensign, who is now engaged in the practice of the legal profession in Hailey. There are few-men whose lives are crowned with the honor and respect which is uniformly accorded him; but through forty-five years” connection with the west his has been an unblemished career. With him success in life has been reached by sterling qualities of mind and a heart true to every manly principle. In his varied business interests his reputation has been unassailable and in offices of public trust he has displayed a loyalty that classed him among the valued citizens of the commonwealth. He has nearly reached the seventieth milestone that marks earth’s pilgrimage, but is still concerned with the active affairs of life, and in the courts of his district displays a strong mentality undimmed by time and a power of argument that wins him many notable forensic victories. A native of Ohio, Mr. Ensign was born in Painesville, March 4, 1829, and is descended from English ancestors who came from the “merrie isle” to the New World, locating in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in 1630, only two years after the landing of the Pilgrims at Plymouth Rock. A little later the Ensigns became pioneer settlers of Hartford, Connecticut. The paternal grandfather of our subject was one of the first settlers of Pitts-field and one of the incorporators of the town. When Benedict Arnold, then in command of American forces in the Revolutionary war, at-tempted the capture of Fort Ticonderoga, he volunteered and aided in taking that British strong-hold, bringing away with...

Biographical Sketch of Jacob Edward Tuckerman

Tuckerman, Jacob Edward; surgeon; born, Austinburg, O., Aug. 23, 1876; son of Louis Bryant and Mary Ellen Hopkins Tuckerman; educated, South New Lyme Institute, South New Lyme, O., 1888-1890; Cleveland Central High School, 1893; Adelbert College, Western Reserve University, A. B.; Cleveland College Physicians and Surgeons, M. D.; commissioner first Charter Commission of City of Cleveland, 1913; vice pres. American Academy of Medicine, 1912-1913; sec’y and treas. Academy of Medicine, Cleveland, 1911-1912-1913; member Ohio State Medical Ass’n, and American Medical Ass’n; taught physics and chemistry, Ogden High School, Ogden, Utah, 1897-1899; instructor embryology and comparative anatomy, Cleveland College Physicians, 1899-1902; lecturer hygiene and sanitary science, 1909-1910; interne St. Alexis Hospital, 1902-1903; physician and surgeon since 1902; director Glenville Hospital; member Chamber of Commerce, and City Club. Favorite recreation: Figure Ice Skating. Medical contributions: “Flat Foot,” A Mechanical Problem Solved by an Ideal Plate, Simply Constructed and Allowing Natural Motion to the Foot. “The The Economic Effect of Contract Medical Practice on the Medical Profession,” “Management, Maintenance and Efficiency of The School for Cripples in Cleveland,” 1913, Exchange Editor of Current Medical...

Biographical Sketch of Thomas Henry Wells

Wells, Thomas Henry; insurance and real estate; born, Lurgan, Ireland, Oct. 13, 1857; son of John and Sara McMurray Wells; educated, district school, Jefferson, 0., and Grand River Institute, Austinburg, O.; married, Cleveland, Dec. 13, 1882, Ella E. Rader; issue, one son, Howard R., born, 1890, and Gladys May, born, 1894; spent 24 years in Y. M. C. A. work; gen. sec’y Alabama St. Ry. Branch, one year; International Ry. Dept., three years; Niagara Falls, Ont., nine years; began business career, 1908, with firm J. H. Wells & Co.; former trustee and treas. Collinwood Congregational Church, 19081911; member Congregational Club. Recreations: Automobiling, Baseball and Chess. His son, Howard, is asst. treas. Hall Coal Co.; member Masonic Fraternity; Athlete and Football player; educated, Cleveland schools, Collegiate Institute, Niagara Falls,...

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