Notables of Harrison County, Ohio (Studies in Local & Institutional History v. 2)

Notables of Harrison County, Ohio (Studies in Local & Institutional History v. 2)

By: Erving E. Beauregard (author)Hardback

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This work includes biographies of the many notables who were born in or sojourned in Harrison County, from diplomats to film stars, including Clark Gable, George Armstrong Custer, John A. Bingham and Mary Jobe Akeley.

Contents

Mary Jobe Akeley - bicontinental explorer; John Armstrong - musicologist, almanacer, mathematician, controversialist; James Hartley Beal and George Denton Beal - scientists; John A. Bingham - statesman and diplomat; Samuel M. Bryan - servant of Japan; Benjamin R. Cowen - founder of Yellowstone Park; Thomas E. Cramblet and Wilbur H. Cramblet - versatility; George Armstrong Custer - victorious and vanquished; Charles S. Dewey - American and Polish official, businessman, humanitarian; Clark Gable - supreme film idol; Percy Hammond - foremost dramatic critic; Charles A. Hanna - businessman and scholar; Robert Hanna - theoretical terrorist in abolitionism and antimasonry; William Henry Holmes - scientist and artist; Lynn Harold Hough - servant of humanity; Daniel Kilgore - entrepreneur, philanthropist, politician, bureaucrat; Oliver Perry Kinsey - "The Poor Man's Harvard" benefactor; Cyrus McNeely and Jane McNeely - teacher training advocates; L. Milton Ronsheim - editor and conservationist; Archibald J. Sampson - diplomat; The Scotts - inventors; Walter Gaston Shotwell - jurist and author; Matthew Simpson - bishop and patriot; Linda Warfel Slaughter - multitalented frontierswoman; Edwin McMasters Stanton - lawyer and Secretary of War; David P. Thompson - multifaceted career; Thomas M. Vincent - contributor to the American Army in war and peace; John Walker - renaissance man; Elizabeth Wilson pioneer in woman's rights

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780773478411
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 452
  • ID: 9780773478411
  • ISBN10: 0773478418

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