Sketches of the Life of Hon. T.B. Walker; A Comilation of Biographical Sketches

Sketches of the Life of Hon. T.B. Walker; A Comilation of Biographical Sketches

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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. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ...Used to illustrate )l0grIllIiclIl sketches which have appeared in the following standard publications: History of the Great Northwest. Successful Aniericans. Progressive Men of Minnesota. Biogrnplnical History of the Northwest. First Citizens of the Republic. Prominent Men of the Vcst. Minneapolis Business Man, Financier, Philanthropist and Writer. Owner of the Greatest Absolutely Free Art Gallery in the World. That the greatness of a city is in its men is an accepted fact. Just as high as their minds soar, there is marked the limit of eminence attained by the community of which they are an integral part--provided, of course, the soaring is practical. Fanciful flights of imagination, utopian theories which lapse into film and vapor when brought into contact with the chill of practical appreciation, never marked the fast, up.hill route travelled in the transition from log cabin to skyscraper in the life of a city. A bi city must necessarily be the work of big.minded men--men of many and varied qualities of energy, perseverance, tact and business sagacity. In such men Minneapolis is rich. From her pioneer days she has boasted of them. Through all the years of her making they have been with her. Her fortunes have been theirs and their fortunes have been hers. To enumerate all of these giants of the business and professional world would require many miles of type, but happily Minneapolis is fortunate in having as one of her favored sons of stalwart citizens of such sterling worth, versatility and breadth of character that he can be accepted as a typical Minneapolitan, embodying all of the virtues and characteristics most commendable in his fellows and most noticeable to the student of civic affairs. His name is T. B. Walker, whose record and...
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  • Paperback | 76 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 154g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236985613
  • 9781236985613