A Biographical History of Eminent and Self-Made Men of the State of Indiana

A Biographical History of Eminent and Self-Made Men of the State of Indiana

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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. 1880 edition. Excerpt: ...labor and material. Mr. Kahlo is an honored member of the Odd-fellows and Knights of Pythias. He is a member of the Broadway Presbyterian Church, and contributes liberally for the support of the Gospel ministry and for the aid of suffering mankind. June 17, 1863. he married Cornelia, daughter of Dr. J. Colby, a pioneer physician of Defiance, Ohio. They have four children living. In politics he has always been Republican. In June, 1818, he was nominated unanimously, and in October was elected, State Senator from Cass and Carroll Counties--tlte first Republican elected from that Democratic district. In I880 his friends urged him to make the race for Congress, but, as he had no political aspirations, he declined accepting any official position offered him, save a place on the State Central Executive Committee. Mr. Kahlo is favorably known as a man of energy, prudence, and integrity. Although very determined, he is genial, and has drawn around him many warm friends.--'W@'----'--OVETT, JOHN A., M. D., Goodland, Newton 'i' County, was born December 14, 1839, in Marion _." County, Indiana. He is the son of Edmund and Mary (Smith) Lovett. His father was a farmer, one of the first settlers in Marion County. John was employed on a farm until the, age of sixteen. He received a common school education; after which, at Thorntown Academy, he took a full English course, as well as one on natural science. When these were completed he studied medicine with Dr. C. B. Gentry, of Frankfort, Indiana, an eminent practitioner of that town. He then went to Rush Medical College, Chicago, attended two courses, and graduated in 1864, locating at Frankfort, and entering upon the practice of his profession. He remained there two years, when he...show more

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  • Paperback | 488 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 25mm | 862g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236925378
  • 9781236925374