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Progressive Men of Western Colorado

This manuscript in it’s basic form is a volume of 948 biographies of prominent men and women, all leading citizens of Western Colorado. Western Colorado in this case covers the counties of: Archuleta, Chaffee, Delta, Eagle, Garfield, Gunnison, Hinsdale, La Plata, Lake, Mesa, Mineral, Moffat, Montezuma, Montrose, Ouray, Pitkin, Rio Blanco, Routt, San Juan, and San Miguel.

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1899 Directory for Middleboro and Lakeville Massachusetts

Resident and business directory of Middleboro’ and Lakeville, Massachusetts, for 1899. Containing a complete resident, street and business directory, town officers, schools, societies, churches, post offices, notable events in American history, etc. Compiled and published by A. E. Foss & Co., Needham, Massachusetts. The following is an example of what you will find within the images of the directory: Sheedy John, laborer, bds. J. G. Norris’, 35 West Sheehan John B., grocery and variety store, 38 West, h. do. Sheehan Lizzie O., bds. T. B. Sheehan’s, 16 East Main Sheehan Lucy G. B., bds. T. B. Sheehan’s, 16 East...

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Biography of H. G. Laughlin

H. G. Laughlin, who follows the occupation of farming, his home being situated about two and two-thirds miles northwest of Ramona, in Washington county, was born in Milan, Texas, August 27, 1867. He is a son of James McClellan Laughlin, who was a native of Mississippi and went to California in the year 1849. There he engaged in farming in the Sacramento valley for several years, after which he returned to Georgia and was married in that state. He then started again for California but became water bound while en route and returned to Texas, where there was no danger of a water famine. From California on his first trip he had brought a souvenir ring made from the native gold, the design being an Indian digging gold with an arrow. H. G. Laughlin now has this ring in his possession and prizes it greatly as a souvenir of his father’s mining experiences on the Pacific coast. Upon returning to Texas, James M. Laughlin settled at Milan, where he carried on farming until advanced, age forced him to put aside his further work. He then removed to Bartlett, Texas, and passed away there, at the advanced age of eighty years. During the Civil war he engaged in freighting for the government. In early manhood he wedded Mary Ross, a native of Georgia, whose father was a Methodist preacher and...

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Biographical Sketch of Charles F. Laughlin

Laughlin, Charles F.; real estate investments; born, Hinkley, Ohio, May 18, 1874; son of Frederick and Esther Laughlin; educated in public schools of Cleveland; married, Cleveland, June 16, 1897, Grace A. McIntyre; 1888 to 1900, with The Cowell & Hubbard Co.; 1901-1904, asst. sec’y and treas. The Prudential Trust Co.; 1904-1909, treas. The Guarantee Title & Trust Co.; 1909, organized The Security Mortgage & Investment Co.; at present vice pres. of this corporation; in this capacity represent large Eastern insurance companies and large investors in real estate mortgages; pres. Cleveland Real Estate Board, 1912; now pres. of Ohio Association of Real Estate Exchanges; pres. Tulip Ave. Realty Co.; member Chamber of Commerce, Hermit, and Athletic...

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Biography of John G. Laughlin

John G. Laughlin. The name Laughlin had been well known in Atchison County and other sections of Kansas for nearly half a century. John Gregory Laughlin of this family is a prominent young banker and is cashier of the Devon State Bank in Bourbon County. He was born at Atchison, Kansas, April 25, 1889. The previous generations of the family came out of Ireland. Grandfather Patrick Laughlin came from Ireland to the United States in 1852, first locating in Wisconsin, and from there coming to Kansas in 1867. He was a farmer and stone mason, lived retired after coming to Kansas, and died at Atchison in 1889, the same year that John G. Laughlin was born. P. T. Laughlin, father of John G., was born in Ireland November 4, 1847, came to this country when five years of age, and grew up in the State of Wisconsin. He was at the vigorous age of twenty years when he arrived at Atchison in 1867, and he spent the rest of his active career as a farmer in that section of the state. He died at Atchison March 7, 1912. He was a democrat, and a man of great personal popularity and influence. This is well indicated by the fact that though his party was normally about six hundred in the minority, he was elected twice a member of the Kansas...

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Laughlin, George Birch – Obituary

George Birch Laughlin, 85, of Glendive, Mont., died July 20, 2009, at the Glendive Medical Center. His funeral will Friday, July 24, at Zion Lutheran Church in Glendive with Pastor Avis Anderson officiating. Interment with military honors will follow in Dawson Memorial Cemetery in Glendive. George was born on Dec. 18, 1923, in Carrington, N.D., the son of Thomas Birch and Ethel Christina (Grotewold) Laughlin. George was raised and educated in the Carrington area. He enjoyed the times spent with his Grandfather Grotewold traveling to Minnesota in the summers. George spent one year in the Civilian Conservation Corps in Northern Minnesota in a forestry camp. In 1941, George joined the North Dakota National Guard. In February he was inducted into active service and spent the next four years in the 164th Infantry, three of them in the Pacific Theater during World War II. George married Marilyn Aldrich on June 10, 1946, in Livingston, Mont. He worked REA construction from 1946 until 1957. During that time George and Marilyn lived in many towns in Wyoming, Colorado and Montana, including Billings, Ekalaka, Livingston and Phillipsburg. They moved to Glendive in 1957 where George worked for the Bureau of Reclamation. He retired from Western Area Power in 1986. George enjoyed knowing and visiting with people; he especially enjoyed the time he spent helping others. He enjoyed his motor home and traveling and...

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