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Biography of Rev. ZeBarney Thorne Phillips, D. D.

Rev. ZeBarney Thorne Phillips, rector of St. Peter’s Episcopal church, St. Louis, was born in Springfield, Ohio, May 1, 1875. His father, ZeBarney Phillips, was born in Chautauqua county, New York, and at the time of the Civil war enlisted in the Union army, serving throughout the period of hostilities in the One Hundred and Twelfth New York Volunteer Infantry. He married Sallie Essex Sharp, a native of Cincinnati, Ohio, the wedding being celebrated in Springfield, Ohio, July 12, 1866. They became the parents of four children, all of whom survived the father, who passed away on the 24th of May, 1879, at the age of thirty-six years. Dr. Phillips, the youngest of the family, pursued his early education in the public schools of Springfield, Ohio, completing the high school course by graduation when a youth of sixteen. He was afterward graduated from Wittenberg College at Springfield with valedictorian honors of his class when twenty years of age and in early manhood developed his musical ability, becoming a talented musician and serving for twelve years as church organist. At length he determined to enter the ministry and became a student in the General Theological Seminary of New York city, from which he was graduated in 1899. On the 9th of July of that year Dr. Phillips was ordained a deacon of the Episcopal church and his first work was at St. Luke’s church in Cincinnati, where he spent six weeks during the summer, immediately after his ordination. On the first Sunday of October, 1899, he took charge of St. Mary’s church at Hillsboro, Ohio, and on the 1st of...

Biographical Sketch of Cary Rudolph Alburn

Alburn, Cary Rudolph; lawyer; born, Youngstown, O., Oct. 22, 1883; son of Frederick and Cecelia Luebben Alburn; educated, grammar and Rayen High School, Youngstown, O., degree B. A. at Western Reserve University, studied law at W. R. U. Law School and three years at Oxford University, Eng., where he received the degree of Bachelor of Civil Law; married, Cleveland, May 22, 1912, Helen Alice Whitslar, daughter of W. H. Whitslar, M. D., D. D. S.; head master of Cleveland Boy’s Home at Hudson, O., 1910; chief sec’y to Senator T. E. Burton, 1910-11; sec ‘y of Business Men’s Taft Club, 1908-12, and Advisory Board of Ohio League of Republican Clubs, 1908-12; member Civic League, 1913; admitted to the Ohio Bar in 1908; 2nd Asst. United States Atty. for Northern Ohio District, 1911-12; 1st Asst. United States Atty., 1912-13; treas. The Lakewood Yacht Club Ass’n; member law firm of Price, Alburn, Daoust & Alburn, 1910-11; member Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity; member Athletic, Tippecanoe and Yacht Clubs of Cleveland, and the United Arts Club of London, Eng., and the American Club of Oxford Eng.; recreations, yachting and tennis; Cecil Rhodes scholar from Ohio at Ox-ford University, Eng., 1905-8; member Oxford Varsity La-Crosse Team, 1906-8; pres. of the American Club of Oxford, Eng., 1908; delegate for City of Cleveland to National Conference of Charities and Corrections at St. Louis,...

Biography of Joseph Jarvis, M. D.

Joseph Jarvis, M. D., a well-known citizen of Riverside, is a native of England, born in Oxford, in 1842. His parents, Jonathan and Eliza (Allen) Jarvis, were also natives of that country. The subject of this sketch was reared in his native place until eighteen months of age. His parents then immigrated to Canada, locating in Oxford County. There he graduated at the Ingersoll High School, and in 1862 entered upon his medical studies. In 1864 he went to New York City and spent the next two years in medical study in the Bellevue Hospital Medical College and in the hospital. He then returned to Canada and entered the medical department of the Victoria College in Toronto. After graduating at that institution he visited his native country and entered the St. Thomas Hospital, in London, for the purpose of perfecting himself in his surgical studies, and was granted an honorary degree by the St. Thomas College. In 1867 he returned to Canada and established himself in the practice of his profession at Ingersoll, Oxford County, and then in 1869 moved to Kingston, and there continued his practice, taking a prominent and leading position in the medical circles of that city. In 1877, desirous of a more genial climate, Dr. Jarvis sought a residence on the Pacific coast, and during that year established his home in Riverside. Upon his arrival he purchased a twenty-acre tract on Adams Street, west of Magnolia Avenue, and entered upon horticultural pursuits. Since that time he has increased his real-estate interests, and is now the owner of 227 acres of land in the colony, located...

Lopez, Dorothy I. “Dee” Burke Mrs. – Obituary

Baker City, Baker County, Oregon Dorothy I. “Dee” Burke Lopez, 86, of La Pine, a former Baker City resident, died Jan. 8, 2006, at her home with her daughter and son-in-law by her side. Her memorial service will be at noon Feb. 13 at the Maywood Park Campus of Mount Hood Community College, 10100 N.E. Prescott St., in Portland. She was born on June 16, 1919, at Baker City to Henry and Isabelle Smith Burke. She founded the creative writing department at Mount Hood Community College in 1966 and taught there for 37 years. She also taught creative writing at Portland State University for many years. She is the published author of “The Braid Circle,” a fictional account of Navy life in the early 1940s set at the Puget Sound Navy yard at Bremerton, Wash., and she co-authored “White Nights,” a contemporary romance set in the ski areas of Mount Hood. She served as editor of two daily newspapers, the Democrat-Herald (now the Baker City Herald) and the Bremerton Sun at Bremerton, Wash. She also was editor of two weekly newspapers, the Gresham Outlook and the Parkrose Enterprise. And she wrote a syndicated column for daily newspapers in Washington and worked as a reporter for The Oregonian and the Oregon Journal, where she also served as co-editor. She was a former grand worthy adviser of the Rainbow Organization in Oregon. Her hobbies included tennis, swimming, reading, writing, teaching poetry and writing. During World War II, she wrote a newspaper column for the German edition of the U.S. Army Stars and Stripes. She also served as the recreational director of...

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