Rhode Island - three centuries of democracy vol 3

Biography of Wilfred Harold Munro

Professor of European history at Brown University for many years, and a well-known author and educator, Wilfred Harold Munro comes of a distinguished Rhode Island family. He was born at Bristol, in this State, on August 20, 1849, a son of John Bennett and Abby Howland (Batt) Munro. His father was a merchant and banker, and served in the Rhode Island Legislature for a number of years. Of the children in the family, several have risen to national prominence. Wilfred Harold Munro, of this record, now the oldest man connected with the faculty of Brown University, attended the public schools […]

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LeBaron Bradford Colt

Biography of LeBaron Bradford Colt

Statesman, jurist, and brilliant lawyer, LeBaron Bradford Colt achieved in his lifetime a career of the greatest honor and success. He was twice elected to the United States Senate from Rhode Island by the suffrage of the people. He gave his brilliant talents unselfishly for the public good, and through the constructive influences of a life of service contributed much to the progress of his State and Nation. Senator Colt was born at Dedham, Massachusetts, on June 25, 1846, a son of Christopher and Theodora Goujand (DeWolf) Colt, and member both paternally and maternally of distinguished old New England families.

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