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1898 Excerpt: ...in charge of the run Grand Secretary and
Treasurer, is a native from Philadelphia to Chestnut Hill, with a
of Pennsylvania, having been born in old swing to Trenton, N. J.,
and it forms a recKensington, one of the districts of Phila-ord of
which any man of his years might delphia, July 23, 1859. The family
from well feel proud. which he springs is one of the oldest and
Brother Maxwell's connection with the best known in the history of
the "Quaker Order commenced November 16,1884, when City," having
settled there as early as he joined as a charter member of Division
1725. His present home in Chestnut Hill 162. Taking a lively
interest in the organis upon the land first occupied by those
ization from the first, he was soon recogancestors at a time when
Philadelphia was nized as one of its most valuable members, one of
the outposts of our civilization. It that recognition finding
expression in his was here that his great grandfather was election
as delegate to the Grand Division born, and from here he went forth
to fight which met in Louisville, Ky. He was for his country in the
wars against British three times re-elected to this important
oppression. His grandmother, who is still office, serving as
Chairman of the Finance living, though at an advanced age, was
Committee during the Denver meeting, also born here; so, it will be
seen, that and has attended every gathering of the there are
abundant reasons for the affec-Grand Division since, either as a
delegate tion in which this spot is held. or visitor. In 1890,
Division 162 elected Brother Maxwell was educated in the him Chief
Conductor, and repeated the public schools of his city, leaving
them at honor in 1891, but he resigned in July of the early age of
fourteen years to com-that year to take up ...
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Order Of Railway Brakemen
||246 x 189 x 36mm (L x W x T)
||Paperback - Trade
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