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Hon John Carmody

Biography of Hon. John Carmody of Hillsboro, North Dakota

Hon. John Carmody, who has been a member of the bar of North Dakota, nearly a quarter of a century, is a native of Wisconsin. He was born on a farm in the town of Granville, in Milwaukee county, January 6, 1854, and is a son of John and Mary (Purcell) Carmody. He acquired his schooling in the common schools of his native place and of Waseca county, Minnesota, whither his parents moved when he was fourteen years old, and also attended the high schools of Waseca and Faribault. With this preparatory education he became a law student, and clerk …

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Francis W Ames

Biography of Francis W. Ames of Mayville, North Dakota

Francis W. Ames, is a well known citizen of Mayville, North Dakota, who has been prominently identified with his county and state since his coming to North Dakota, in October, 1880. He is a native of Wiscasset, Maine, where he was born, December 16, 1851. His father, Charles H. Ames, was a carriage maker. Having passed the days of his boyhood at home, at school, in the work shop and in the field. The young man entered Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut, and graduated from that institution with the class of 1876. He then studied law in the office of H. …

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