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Biography of Taylor Crum of Fargo, North Dakota

It is said of Mr. Taylor Crum by the Fargo Forum that, after practicing at the bar for over twenty years, he has never neglected the interests of a client, and that during all that time he has won for the majority of these clients the contentions for which they sought. Mr. Crum is a native of Candor, New York, and was born in 1850. He is of German, Scotch and Irish descent and is the son of McDonough Crum, who was a prominent farmer. He was educated at the State Normal School, at Oswego, New York, where he graduated …

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Biography of General William H. Brown of Grand Forks, North Dakota

General William H. Brown. Probably no one stands higher in the estimation of every one in the Red River valley than our esteemed citizen, William H. Brown, first mayor of Grand Forks. As a pioneer of the place, he was one of the early residents to blaze the way for others, and to him and his contemporaries the people of this city owe a debt of gratitude. General Brown is a native of North Hampton, Massachusetts, where he was born seventy-seven years ago, dating the event from the thirteenth of November, 1907. His father, Joseph S. Brown, was a carpenter, …

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