Herringshaw's
Encyclopedia of American Biography
of the Nineteenth Century

 

Thomas William Herringshaw, Encyclopedia of American Biography


ACCURATE AND SUCCINCT BIOGRAPHIES OF FAMOUS MEN AND WOMEN IN ALL WALKS OF LIFE WHO ARE OR HAVE BEEN THE ACKNOWLEDGED LEADERS OF LIFE AND THOUGHT OF THE UNITED STATES SINCE ITS FORMATION, ENTIRELY COVERING THE FIELD OF LITERATURE, SCIENCE, HISTORY, POLITICS, COMMERCE, AND THE MECHANICAL AND INDUSTRIAL ARTS.

 

FOSTER, ADDISON G., businessman, United States senator, was born in 1897 in Belchertown, Mass. In 1859-75 he was engaged in grain and real estate business; and later was county auditor and surveyor of Wabasha, Minn. He was elected a member of the fifty-sixth congress as a republican.  Thomas William Herringshaw, Encyclopedia of American Biography, p.xxxiii

 

FOSTER, DAVID JOHNSON, lawyer, state senator, congressman, was born June 27, 1857, in Barnet, VT. In 1886-90 he was state's attorney of Chittendon, county, Vt. In 1892-94 he was state senator; and is now serving as congressman for Vermont for the term of 1901-03.  Thomas William Herringshaw, Encyclopedia of American Biography, p.xxxiii

 

FOSTER, MRS. ELLEN HORTON, lawyer, temperance advocate, was born Nov. 3, 1840, in Lowell, Mass. Since 1875 she has been a successful leader in the temperance cause, and has lectured in almost every state and territory of the Union. She has also been counsel for the Woman's Christian Temperance Union of the United States.

Thomas William Herringshaw, Encyclopedia of American Biography, p.xxxiii

 

FOSTER, GEORGE P., lawyer congressman. He has been justice of the peace at Chicago, Ill., and is now a member of the fifty-sixth congress from Illinois.

Thomas William Herringshaw, Encyclopedia of American Biography, p.xxxiii

FOSTER, ROGER, lawyer, author, was born in 1857 in Worcester, Mass. In 1896-98 he was special counsel for the board of health of New York city. He is the author of A Treatise on Federal Practice; and Commentaries on the Constitution.

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