Statesman; born in Cortlandville, N. Y., Feb. 9, 1851; graduated at Union College; and engaged in journalism.
In 1885-89 he was private secretary to President Cleveland, and in 1893-97 was Secretary of War.
On retiring from the last office he was elected vice-president of the Northern Pacific Railway Company.
Harper and Brothers Publishers. . New York. 1902.
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