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Biography of Selden B. Kingsbury

The profession of the law, when clothed with its true dignity and purity and strength, must rank first among the callings of men, for law rules the universe. The work of the legal profession is to formulate, to harmonize, to regulate, to adjust, to administer those rules and principles that underlie and permeate all government and society and control the varied relations of men. As thus viewed there attaches to the legal profession a nobleness that cannot but be reflected in the life of the true lawyer, who, rising to the responsibilities of his profession, and honest in the pursuit of his purpose, embraces the richness of learning, the profoundness of wisdom, the firmness of integrity and the purity of morals, together with the graces of modesty, courtesy and the general amenities of life. Of such a type Selden Bingham Kings-bury is a representative. For eighteen years he has practiced law in Idaho, and for five years has been a resident of Boise. Mr. Kingsbury was born in Camden, Lorain County, Ohio, on the 29th of October 1842, and is descended from New England ancestry. Members of the family became early settlers of Brockport, New York, and also of Lorain County, Ohio. Lemuel Kingsbury, the grandfather of our subject, valiantly aided the colonies in their struggle for independence, and lost a limb in battle. He attained the age of ninety-six years, and thus long enjoyed the advantages of the re-public for which he made so great a sacrifice. Charles B. Kingsbury, the father of Boise’s well known lawyer, was born May 5, 1812, and between the ages of eleven...

Biographical Sketch of Frederick A. Manchester

Manchester, Frederick A.; real estate; born Otsego county, N. Y., Nov. 28, 1863; son of Dewitt C. and Julia Bates Manchester; from 1870-1877, public schools, Mentor, Lake County O.; married, Concord, O., May 5, 1887, Evalena A. Sherman; issue, Marguerite A. and Sherman A., who was Intercollegiate Ohio State champion in tennis in 1913; farmer until 1901, specialty of fruit growing; came to Cleveland in 1901, and went into the real estate business with The Frisbee Co.; supt. of Sales Dept., nine years; in 1909, accepted position of sales mgr. for The Scott-Hall-Clark Co., now The Clark-Manchester Co.; pres. The Clark-Manchester Realty Co. Recreation: Reading, general News and Good...

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