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Biographical Sketch of Allen, Thomas

Allen, Thomas, son of Thomas and Anne C. (Russell ) Allen, was born October 19, 1849, at St. Louis, Mo. He was educated at the high school, Pittsfield, Mass., at the Williston Seminary, Easthampton, and then entered the Washington University, St. Louis, Mo., after which he studied art at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts, at Dilsseldorf, Germany, where he graduated from the master class in 1878, and afterward studied three years in France. He first exhibited his work in New York, at the National Academy of Design, in 1877, and has been represented in the National Academy at almost every exhibition since then. In 1882 and in 1884 was made an associate of the National Academy of Design. In 1880 he was elected a member of the Society of American Artists. His specialty is landscape and animal painting. After nearly ten years of foreign study, he opened his studio in the Pelham Studio on Boylston Street, Boston; not finding it sufficiently commodious, however, and meeting with marked success as a painter, he purchased a house on Commonwealth Avenue, in 1883, for a permanent home, and there built a large studio at the top of the house which he now occupies. Mr. Allen was first married in 1880, in Northampton, to Eleanor G., daughter of Prof. J. D. and Louisa (Goddard) Whitney of Cambridge, who left him one child; Eleanor Whitney Allen. In 1884, in Boston, Mr. Allen married Alice, daughter of Hon. Ambrose A. and Maria (Fletcher) Ranney, of Boston. Their only child is Thomas Allen, Jr. Mr. Allen is president of the Paint and Clay Club, vice-president...

Biographical Sketch of Ernest Henry Griset

Ernest Henry Griset, born in France, 1844; died March 22, 1907. Lived in England, where he did much of his work. In 1871 he exhibited at Suffolk Street. Some of his paintings are hung in the Victoria and Albert Museum. More than 30 examples of his work belong to the Smithsonian Institution, Washington. His reputation rests on his water-color studies of animals, for which he was awarded prizes in London. Two of his best-known works are Cachecache, and Travellers de la foret.” Drying Buffalo Meat is shown...

Dewey M. Sanders

Private, Inf., Co. L, 30th Div., 120th Regt.; of Montgomery County; born Nov. 15, 1898; son of D. R. and Mrs. Elizabeth Sanders. Entered service July 26, 1917, at Thomasville, N.C. Sent to Camp Sevier, S. C. Sailed for France May 28, 1918. Fought at the Battle of Kemmel Hill, Hindenburg Line. Killed at Battle of Kemmel Hill by an artillery shell Sept. 29, 1918. Buried in Grave No. 44, Old Hickory No. 3 Cemetery, Commance of Pontru, in the Department of the...

Biographical Sketch of Frank Ray Walker

Walker, Frank Ray; architect; born, Pittsfield, Mass., Sept. 29, 1877; son of Frank and Helen Theresa Rauous Walker; educated, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; post graduate work in design; pursued study of architecture in France and Italy, 1903-1904; Walker & Weeks, architects; member Cleveland Engineering Society, Chamber of Commerce, Cleveland Chapter, American Institute, M. I. T., Alumni Ass ‘n, Northern Ohio; member Hermit, Athletic, M. I. T. Clubs, New York City; East End Tennis Club, Cleveland Y. M. C....

Bruce, Henry – Obituary

Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon Henry Bruce Killed In Battle The Second Enterprise Young Man to Give His Life on the Battlefield Word was received last evening by Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Bruce of the death of their son, Henry, on the battlefield of France during the later days of the severe fighting. Henry went with the contingent of Wallowa county boys on June 24th from Enterprise and was advanced rapidly arriving in France in less than two months after leaving Enterprise. He was one of Wallowa’s finest young men and the county will cherish his memory as one who made the supreme sacrifice. The parents have the heartfelt sympathy of all in their great sorrow. Wallowa County Reporter Thursday November 21,...

Beeson, Harry C. – Obituary

Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon Three Enterprise Boys Lose Lives In Battle Harry C. Beeson, Peter Bue and August Lunquist Give Lives in Service Of the Flag. Telegrams were received Saturday evening from the war department announcing the death of August Linquist and Harry C. Beeson and Peter Bue in action on the field of battle in France. They were all killed on the same day according to the telegram. Harry C. Beeson was the son of M. H. and Julia Beeson who live on the Chas. Bilyea farm near Enterprise. He was 23 years of age and was born in Wyoming. He left with the contingent of June 24th. August Lunquist was born in Norway and was 26 years of age. He leaves a brother, Carl, who lives in Enterprise. He also left for Camp Lewis on June 24th. He had been employed at the East Oregon Mills for some time. Peter Bue was the son of Mr. and Mrs. C. K. Bue of Enterprise and was 26 years of age. He left with the other boys on June 24th. Enterprise has suffered heavily, losing so far as reports have come five of her best young men, more in proportion to the population than any city we have heard of so far. The boys were in action after the short space of three months from the time they discarded their civilian clothes for the uniform of their country and must have been engaged in one of the worst battles of the war north of Verdun where the United troops had the difficult task of pursing the Huns back through...

Berner, Robert – Obituary

Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon First Boy from County Is Killed In Battle. Robert Berner, the first Wallowa county boy to die on the field of battle in France, was killed in action July 15, according to word received by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Berner of Flora. Two other men from this county have died in service. Alfred Hagen, who succumbed to pneumonia in England, and Stanley R. Augusburger of a forest regiment, who was lost on the torpedoed transport Tuscania. Robert Berner and Richard Garrett went to Spokane and enlisted in the artillery in July, 1917. Robert was born in this county and was 19 years old when he left home. At the time of his death he was in the 10th field artillery and undoubtedly had been in the thick of the fighting in the summer, and those who knew him feel sure he proved his worth on the field of battle, and laid down his life like a true American, of whom his country may be proud. The parents were prostrated by the blow, and, when a neighbor boy, William Bork, left home this week for the army, Mr. Berner made a touching appeal to him. He asked him, if he got to France, to try to find Robert’s grave and have a photograph taken of it. Robert is survived by his parents and three sisters, Mrs. W. G. Ericson, Mrs. Claud Cole and Lavilla Berner, and one brother, James. Enterprise Record Chieftain, Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon September 26,...

Lunquist, August – Obituary

Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon Three Enterprise Boys Lose Lives In Battle Harry C. Beeson, Peter Bue and August Lunquist Give Lives in Service Of the Flag. Telegrams were received Saturday evening from the war department announcing the death of August Linquist and Harry C. Beeson and Peter Bue in action on the field of battle in France. They were all killed on the same day according to the telegram. Harry C. Beeson was the son of M.H. and Julia Beeson who live on the Chas. Bilyea farm near Enterprise. He was 23 years of age and was born in Wyoming. He left with the contingent of June 24th. August Lunquist was born in Norway and was 26 years of age. He leaves a brother, Carl, who lives in Enterprise. He also left for Camp Lewis on June 24th. He had been employed at the East Oregon Mills for some time. Peter Bue was the son of Mr. and Mrs. C.K. Bue of Enterprise and was 26 years of age. He left with the other boys on June 24th. Enterprise has suffered heavily, losing so far as reports have come five of her best young men, more in proportion to the population than any city we have heard of so far. The boys were in action after the short space of three months from the time they discarded their civilian clothes for the uniform of their country and must have been engaged in one of the worst battles of the war north of Verdun where the United troops had the difficult task of pursing the Huns back through forests and...

Bue, Peter – Obituary

Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon Three Enterprise Boys Lose Lives In Battle Harry C. Beeson, Peter Bue and August Lunquist Give Lives in Service Of the Flag. Telegrams were received Saturday evening from the war department announcing the death of August Linquist and Harry C. Beeson and Peter Bue in action on the field of battle in France. They were all killed on the same day according to the telegram. Harry C. Beeson was the son of M.H. and Julia Beeson who live on the Chas. Bilyea farm near Enterprise. He was 23 years of age and was born in Wyoming. He left with the contingent of June 24th. August Lunquist was born in Norway and was 26 years of age. He leaves a brother, Carl, who lives in Enterprise. He also left for Camp Lewis on June 24th. He had been employed at the East Oregon Mills for some time. Peter Bue was the son of Mr. and Mrs. C.K. Bue of Enterprise and was 26 years of age. He left with the other boys on June 24th. Enterprise has suffered heavily, losing so far as reports have come five of her best young men, more in proportion to the population than any city we have heard of so far. The boys were in action after the short space of three months from the time they discarded their civilian clothes for the uniform of their country and must have been engaged in one of the worst battles of the war north of Verdun where the United troops had the difficult task of pursing the Huns back through forests and...

Hagen, Alfred – Obituary

Lostine, Wallowa County, Oregon Alfred Hagen died in France on February 7th, 1918, of pneumonia while in the service of his country as a member of the 162 infantry. Wallowa County Reporter, Wallowa County, Oregon, February 20, 1918
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