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Joh Roy Lynch - National Cyclopædia of American Biography


Joh Roy Lynch - National Cyclopædia of American Biography



John Roy Lynch
Identifier: cu31924020334755 (find matches)
Title: The National cyclopædia of American biography : being the history of the United States as illustrated in the lives of the founders, builders, and defenders of the republic, and of the men and women who are doing the work and moulding the thought of the present time, edited by distinguished biographers, selected from each state, revised and approved by the most eminent historians, scholars, and statesmen of the day
Year: 1893 (1890s)
Authors: Derby, George White, James Terry, 1845-1920
Publisher: New York : J. T. White company
Contributing Library: Cornell University Library
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itsadoption, at the conclusion of which the propositionwas withdrawn. He made a speech seconding thenomination of President Arthur, and was a memberof the committee to officially notify Mr. Blaine of hisnomination. At the convention of 1888 he was amember of the committee on platform and resolu-tions, and of the sub-committee that prepared theplatform. He made a speech favoilng the nomina-tion of Judge Gresham for the presidency, and infavor of the adoption of the resolution making thenomination of Gen. Harrison unanimous. Duringthe administration of President Cleveland Mr. Lynchretired to his plantation in Adams county. Miss.He has been a speaker in behalf of the republicanparty in every presidential campaign since 1868. Hewas a member of the national republican committeefrom 1884 to 1888, and chairman of the republicanexecutive committee of Mississippi from 1881 to1889. In May, 1889, President Harrison appointedhim fourth auditor of the treasury, to succeed C. M.Shelley, of Alabama.
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J^^^^^y^y^-^L^, 108 THE NATIONAL CYCLOPEDIA WILLIS, Nathaniel Parker, poet and jour-nalist, was born in Portland, :Me., Jan. 30, 1806.His father and grandfather were journalists, andduring the revolutionary war his grandfather pub-lished in Boston, Mass., a whig newspaper, calledthe Independent Chronicle. He subsequently re-moved to the West, and edited a number of journalsin different places. Williss father, born In Bostoniu 1780, assisted his grandfather in newspaper work,acting as a practical printer, a trade at which N. P.Willis himself served a years apprenticeship. In1816 the Boston Recorder, now the Congrega-tionalist and Boston Recorder, was established byhis father, who also founded the Youths Compan-ion in 1827. The family removed from Portlandto Boston when Willis was but six years old, and hisbirthplace seems to have had but little room in hismemory. His home life was that of the usual Puri-tan family, although unusually rich in domesticaffection. His father was for twenty





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