Progressive Pennsylvania; A Record Of The Remarkable Industrial Development Of The Keystone State…

Paperback | January 8, 2012

byJames Moore Swank

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1908. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XXXIV. OTHER NOTED WESTERN PENNSYLVANIANS. The limits of this volume preclude even brief summaries of the careers of other eminent Western Pennsylvanians than those already mentioned. The list of all these who are worthy of extended biographical notice is a very long one. It includes United States Senators James Ross, Abner Lacock, Walter Lowrie, William Wilkins, (also Secretary of War under President Tyler,) James G. Blaine, one of the greatest of all native-born Pennsylvan'ians, and Edgar Cowan; Judges Henry Baldwin, Walter Forward, (also Secretary of the Treasury under President Tyler,) Charles Shaler, Moses Hampton, Wilson McCandless, Walter H. Lowrie, Cyrus L. Pershing, Daniel Agnew, and many others; John Moore, the first president judge of Westmoreland county; Henry D. Foster, the eminent lawyer; Andrew Stewart, the earnest and unyielding champion of a protective tariff; John Covode, the able and popular Westmoreland Congressman; Governor John W. Geary; the astronomer, John A. Brashear; Ida M. Tarbell, Lucy Forney Bittinger, Margaretta Wade Deland, Jane Grey Swisshelm, T. J. Chapman, James Veech, Neville B. Craig, Isaac Craig, Wm. M. Darlington, Wm. G. Johnston, and other literary men and women, including Judges Hugh H. Brackenridge and his son, Henry M. Brackenridge; the philanthropists, Rev. William A. Passavant, D. D., and Felix R. Brunot; Stephen C. Foster, the composer, whose "Old Folks at Home" and other folk songs can never be forgotten; the mathematician, Joseph Stockton, whose Western Calculator the boys of seventy years ago will well remember; and many others, including eminent divines and educators, editors, artists, and great engineers. Edwin M. Stanton practiced law in Pittsburgh in 1847 and for about ten years afterwards. Thr...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1908. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XXXIV. OTHER NOTED WESTERN PENNSYLVANIANS. The limits of this volume preclude even brief summaries of the careers of...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:132 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.28 inPublished:January 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217536700

ISBN - 13:9780217536707

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