The Americana Supplement; A Comprehensive Record of the Latest Knowledge and Progress of the World Volume 2

The Americana Supplement; A Comprehensive Record of the Latest Knowledge and Progress of the World Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1911 edition. Excerpt: ...conduct a chapel to which outsiders are invited, and they hold kindergarten lessons for the little children of their members. The affairs of the church are managed b" seven trustees, elected for a limited number of years, with Mrs. Alma White at their head. People's Bank. See Bank, Co-operative, THE. Percy, LeRoy, United States Senator: b. Washington county, Miss., 9 Nov. 1861, son of Col. William A. Percy, an officer in the Confederate army during the Civil War, who was one of the committee of impeachment, which removed Adelbert Ames from the Governorship of Mississippi. He was graduated from the University of the South A.B. 1879 and from the University of Virginia, LL.B. 1881. He was admitted _ to the bar_ in 1881 and established himself in practice in Greenville, Miss. He was attorney for many of the large corporations of the South and was a planter of considerable wealth owning extensive land interests. On 22 Feb. 1909 he was elected United States Senator from Mississippi to fill the vacancy caused by the death of A. J. McLaren, defeating Gov. James K. Vardman for that office. Perkins, George Walbridge. American economist and financier: b. Chicago, 111., 31 Jan. 1862. He attended the public schools of Chicago and entered the Chicago office of the New York Life Insurance Company as a clerk in 1877 at $25 per month, rising successively to the positions of bookkeeper and cashier 1881; inspector of agencies 1885; superintendent of the Western Department 1889; third vice-president in 1892; second vice-presidnet in 1898; chairman of the finance committee in 1900, and vice-president in 1903 at a salary of $75,000. His training in_ the insurance business caused him to become interested in financial combina PERRAULT MONUMENT--PERRY...show more

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  • Paperback | 610 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 31mm | 1,075g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236571649
  • 9781236571649