Richmond T. Battey is a retired banker at Florence, Kansas, with which community he had been, identified as a businees man and leader in public affairs for forty years. Mr. Battey is one of the old timers of Kansas. His recollections of the state go back to the territorial period of the latter ’50s. His
The day of the lawyer who depended upon inspiration, and whose chief preparation for forensic victory was the acquisition of alcoholic stimulants, is past. The lawyer of today depends not alone upon inspiration, but also upon hard work in preparing his cases for trial, and upon their careful presentation and handling in the courts. Usually
Among the prominent pioneer miners of Silver City we should mention this highly esteemed citizen of Dewey, Owyhee County. He is a native of Ireland, born in county Longford, October 31, 1833. In 1840 his parents emigrated to the New World, settling in Rhode Island, and young Peter was brought up in the city of
Calhoun, Newton S.; pres. and treas. The Johnson Jennings Co.; born in Connecticut, Feb. 12, 1855; son of William E. and Almira Tracy Calhoun; educated, Suffield Academy, in Connecticut, and Brown University, Providence, R. I., graduating in 1879, degree of A. M.; married, Cleveland, 1884, Miss Caroline Jennings; issue, one son, Tracy Jennings, born in
Hoyt, James Humphrey; lawyer; born, Cleveland, Nov. 10, 1852; son of James Madison and Mary Ella Bebee Hoyt; educated, public schools, Hudson Academy, one year Western Reserve University, two years Amherst College, graduated, Brown University in 1874, graduated, Harvard Law School, LL. B. 1877; married, June 17, 1884, Jessie P. Taintor; issue, one daughter, Katherine
Whitman, Frank Perkins; physicist; born, Troy, N. Y., July 29, 1853; son of William Warren and Caroline Keith (Perkins) Whitman; A. B., Brown University, 1874, A. M. 1877 (hon. Sc. D., 1900); studied Johns Hopkins; married Charlotte Webster Wheeler, of Providence, R. I., May 26, 1881; instructor in English and Classical Schools, Providence, 1874-1878; prof.
Thurston, Edwin L.; patent lawyer; born, Pawtucket, R. I., Oct. 3, 1857; son of Thomas E. and Anne W. Falconer Thurston; educated, Brown University, class of 1881, B. P. H.; began the practice of his profession in, Chicago; came to Cleveland, October, 1887; has been a member successively of the following firms, Watson & Thurston,
Javan Nelson Todd8, (Albert7, Chauncey6, Jonah5, Stephen4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Jan. 7, 1841, died Aug. 31, 1900, married Oct. 17, 1864, Helen Sutton Osborn, who was born Oct. 17, 1841, died Aug. 12, 1892. Mr. Todd lived his adult years mainly in Providence, R. I., residing only for a time in the later years
William Osborn Todd9, (Javan N.8, Albert7, Chauncey6, Jonah5, Stephen4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Aug. 4, 1865, married April 23, 1889, Lucy T., daughter of Robert K. and Frances M. Atwood, who was born Sept. 9, 1868. They lived at 14 Princeton Ave., Providence, R. I. Child: 2561. Robert L., b. May 29, 1890.
TROW, Ellen Isabelle Todd8, (Asa A.7, Lyman6, Asa5, Gershom4, Gershom3, Michael2, Christopher1) born April 11, 1850, in Chesterfield, Mass., married June 21, 1867, Walter B. Trow. They lived in Providence, R. I. Children: I. Hattie Belle, b. Nov. 15, 1868, m.(???)McLaughlin. II. George Walter, b. Aug. 10, 1872, d. June 9, 1873. III. Inez Cleora,