The Centennial History of Oregon, 1811-1912 Volume 4

The Centennial History of Oregon, 1811-1912 Volume 4

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1912 edition. Excerpt: ...and life-saving stations along the coast. He was the author of the act of congress, known as the Indian Depredation law, which provided payment for the damages committed by hostile Indians upon the property of settlers during the Indian wars. Fraternally, Mr. Hermann is a Knight Templar Mason and a Noble of the Mystic Shrine. He is also prominent in the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, and belongs to the Encampment. He is at present Exalted Ruler of the Benevolent Protective Order of Elks of the Umpqua valley. He possesses a clear mind, uniting as it docs the capacity for detail required in his legal practice, with the broad liberal statesmanship which has always marked his public career. He is of the Western American tradition, cool and resourceful in an emergency, devoted to his country and to its interests and welfare, and is mentally and morally an example of the shrewd, indefatigable and resourceful American type, which in politics and in industry, in commerce and finance, in the conquest of a vast continent and in the upbuilding of a rich, powerful and strenuous nation, has proved itself one of the most potent among the tribes of men. EDWARD C. MORTON is a well known landowner and a prominent citizen residing just outside the city limits of Creswell. He was born in Ohio in 1849, a son of Samuel and Elizabeth (Banard) Morton. The father was a native of Pennsylvania and the grandfather was born in Ireland. In 1855 the father and mother removed to Zanesville, Ohio, to Iowa, where the father became a farmer, following that occupation until the time of his death, August 8, 1902. In his family were six children: Thomas, of Mason City, Iowa; John B., of Shelby, Iowa; Mary A., the wife of J. D. Caughran, of Tacoma, Washington; Willamine, the wife...show more

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  • Paperback | 712 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 36mm | 1,247g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236516087
  • 9781236516084