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book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not
illustrated. 1899 edition. Excerpt: ...never entered into the
practice, his efforts being directed toward improving himself for
newspaper work, that being his ambition in life. He is well posted
in history and literature. Mr. Grosser was married in 1885 to Miss
Helen Seyring. He has traveled extensively throughout the United
States and is well acquainted with the political leaders of the
National Democratic Organization. In German newspaper circles he is
regarded as one of the most forcible writers. At the great Bismarck
Memorial celebration, held in the Chicago Auditorium in August,
1898, he read a poem written by him, which was published with most
flattering comments in nearly all the leading German newspapers and
periodicals in the world. IRVING WASHINGTON. Irving Washington was
born at Aurora, Illinois, September 11, 1860, and is the son of
Rev. S. Washington, who died at Port Jervis, New York, in 1897, and
Lucy H. Washington, nee Walker. Mr. Washington is a man of liberal
education, having been graduated from the high school at Keokuk,
Iowa, in 1878, and from the University of Rochester, New York, in
1883. After the completion of his college course he went into
newspaper work, and for two years was connected with the Rochester
Herald. In 1885 he became Principal of a Rochester public school,
and held that position until March, 1888, when he was appointed
Assistant Superintendent of the State Industrial School at
Rochester. This institution is one of the largest and best
conducted reform schools in the United States for Juvenile
offenders. Mr. Washington developed such executive ability in his
subordinate position that in November, 1888, he was made
Superintendent of the Institution, a position which he filled until
May 15, 1890. In 1891 he removed to Illinois and was...
|Country of origin:
Chicago Democrat Publishing Co
||246 x 189 x 6mm (L x W x T)
||Paperback - Trade
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