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SILHOUETTES OF CHARLES S. THOMAS

Thomas, Sewell

Published by Caxton Printers, Caldwell, Idaho, 1959
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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This is a very good tight copy of the limited first edition of this book. This book is number 528 of 2,000. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. Gray boards with gold titles "This is a brief story of the life and times of Charles S. Thomas, with a few silhouettes, or vignettes, of episodes in his career, taken from notes among his personal papers. To these notes are added a few of my own covering events and stories accumulated concurrently with his career in more or less joint association. It is written principally for his family and a few of the old friends and associates of his that are still living. " THOMAS, Charles Spalding, a Senator from Colorado; born in Darien, McIntosh County, Ga., December 6, 1849; attended private schools in Georgia and Connecticut; served briefly in the Confederate Army; graduated from the law department of the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor in 1871; admitted to the bar in 1871; moved to Colorado and commenced practice in Denver, Colo.; Denver city attorney in 1875 and 1876; member of the Democratic National Committee 1884-1896; unsuccessful candidate for election to the United States House of Representatives in 1884, to the Senate in 1888 and 1895, and to the governorship in 1894; Governor of Colorado 1899-1901; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 1913 to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Charles J. Hughes, Jr.; reelected in 1914, and served from January 15, 1913, to March 3, 1921; unsuccessful candidate on the Nationalist ticket for reelection in 1920; chairman, Committee on Woman Suffrage (Sixty-third and Sixty-fourth Congresses), Committee on Coast Defenses (Sixty-fifth Congress), Committee on Pacific Railroads (Sixty-sixth Congress); resumed the practice of law; died in Denver, Colo., June 24, 1934; the remains were cremated and the ashes interred in Fairmount Cemetery. Bigraphical Directory of the United States Congress. Bookseller Inventory # 000205

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Title: SILHOUETTES OF CHARLES S. THOMAS

Publisher: Caxton Printers, Caldwell, Idaho

Publication Date: 1959

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Edition: First Edition, Limited Ed., 528/2,000.

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