History of Hamilton County, Indiana; Her People, Industries and Institutions Volume 1

History of Hamilton County, Indiana; Her People, Industries and Institutions Volume 1

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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. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ...Fraternally. Mr. Christian is a member of the Knights of Pythias and the Improved Order of Red Men. He also is a member of the Indiana Division of the Sons of.Veterans and as such has been a teacher of patriotic principles for twenty-five years on Decoration days, at Sheridan. Rising Sun, Bloomington, Winchester, Wabash, Richmond, Fort Wayne in 1895, and also in 1905, and Terre Haute in 1914, His orations on these occasions are of a very high order. He is a Republican in politics and always responds to his party's call. He has been a frequent delegate to county, district and state conventions, and his advice and counsel frequently have been sought by the leaders in state politics. Mr. Christian is a man of action and a man of worth, utilitarian rather than theoretical, a hater of shams, pretenses and subterfuge. His chief characteristics include force of character, persistence. unswerving integrity and unmatched energy, which have made him an influential factor in his county. He always has played a leading part in the affairs of his city and county and through his persistent efforts he has made for himself a place in the history of his county which justly entitles him to a high place among the county's representative men. JUDGE MEADE VESTAL. Indiana always has been distinguished for the high rank of her bench and bar. Perhaps none of the newer states can justly boast of abler jurists and attorneys. Many of these have been men of national fame, and there is scarcely a town or city in the state that can not boast of one or more lawyers capable of crossing swords in forensic combat with any of the distinguished legal lights of the country. While the growth and development of the state in the last half century has been most marvelous, viewed...show more

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  • Paperback | 426 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 22mm | 757g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236762045
  • 9781236762047