1889 Simon Cameron obit

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1889 Simon Cameron obit - i ; I I I j I i ! 1 , ! The Aged StatosmKu...
i ; I I I j I i ! 1 , ! The Aged StatosmKu Paeseg IIIS DliATH FOLLOWS A WEAR SPLLL. Senator Hon Cum en in ICet urmtii; From Europe It r it I ItinK ni phy "f "uniiii t aiiioron'w Lite ol Miiety Ve itii. IjA.NCAKTKa, fa., June 'i7. Ownernl Sliuuii L'uineroii d ed iHst eveninK t eight o'clock. His conilitinn dunng the day was encouraging, 1111 I death came suddenly dur n ; a weak spell. 1"p to the last attack he was conscious, ami had no trouble 111 swallowing 1 lie fuud j;ivmi him, and wh ich he u jtpt ai ed to assimilate. Around the de-tthOed de-tthOed de-tthOed wme . x - A t tt uney-Gutiei uney-Gutiei uney-Gutiei al Alii.. V'eanu mid wife, Mrs. Halder- Halder- Av. M51I.X (."AMKKtiN. man, James Cameron. Simon H. Cameron and wile and Mrs. David Watt-., Watt-., Watt-., a grand-dau grand-dau grand-dau y h t er. T he I u lie ra 1 will I e held i u Harrishurg. The Htttte man's general condition, while very weak, was such Hint the doctors had hopes that his lite img lit L prolonged until the return of Senator Don C'imrou, who cabled that he would sail from Liverpool Liverpool yesterday. Just prwious to the sinking spell which terminated fatally the (4-nerai (4-nerai (4-nerai appeared to recogu.ze several f ponds. I1100 it a I'll ir a L, General Simon Cameron wa-. wa-. wa-. born tn Ian-casicr Ian-casicr Ian-casicr County, l'a.. March 8. V.'iU. He was early left an orphan tint received a fair Knglish education. He ocean learning the printer's trade at the age of nine years. After having worked in many of the principal rPie of Pennsylvania Pennsylvania as a journevmsri. he tin ally became publisher of a paper at the age of twenty-one twenty-one twenty-one years at Dovlesttmn. Two jesir- jesir- later he edited a paper at Harri-buiK. Harri-buiK. Harri-buiK. When he hail accuinu-laled accuinu-laled accuinu-laled suntcient menus he bci-ame bci-ame bci-ame 1nlfic-t4.il 1nlfic-t4.il 1nlfic-t4.il in railways and banking. For a time he was AitjntaiH-Cenera! AitjntaiH-Cenera! AitjntaiH-Cenera! ol the State, In ISl.'i he was elected tu the Cnited Stutes Senate for the term ending in 1ST, acting with the Democrats Democrats on all important iiuesdions such ah the M issouri con 1 prom i be. Along m 1 he Ws he became ideniiii"d with the "people's party." which subsequently became the lie-publicun lie-publicun lie-publicun party; and. as its candidate, was re elected to the Senate 111 IK'w. His term of six years covered the exciting period of seces-fcion. seces-fcion. seces-fcion. ami he was so earnest m Ins advocacy of peace that his loyalty was suspected. At the convention which nominated Lincoln, in lwio, he had a strong iohownig t"f the nominal ion, both for the Presidency and the Viec-Pre-i-deney: Viec-Pre-i-deney: Viec-Pre-i-deney: Viec-Pre-i-deney: Viec-Pre-i-deney: Viec-Pre-i-deney: Viec-Pre-i-deney: but. owing p. lack of harmony in the Pennsylvania ileiegution. lie fa. led lo secure either. He made Secretary of War by Mr. Lincoln, however, and euve ..-real ..-real ..-real satisfaction by his vigorous adnnnisiralinii of the affairs of thai department.. He was always aggressive anil look advanced pinumN ill w:ir measures, part tcidarly 111 the enipmy-ineut enipmy-ineut enipmy-ineut of fugitive siaves in the service. service. He resigned his secretaryship in January, 'Stl.'. ami was at once appointed Mini-tcr Mini-tcr Mini-tcr to Kuv'a, wli--. wli--. wli--. wli--. his mtiuence did much to secure the friendship of that powerful nation during the evil war. He re-igned re-igned re-igned as Minister in November. WL', and remained in private life until is".-, is".-, is".-, when he was for the third time elected to the United States Senate, and was made chairman of the Committee on Foreign Foreign Affairs on the retirement of Mr. Sumner m 1 .'. For the fnnrth time he was elected to the Senate in 1h;:i but resigned, in favor of his son, ,1. Don Cnmeron. who succeeded his fattier as the "cxar ol Pennsylvania politic-." politic-." politic-." Sincethat time he has lived a private life. I 1. J

Clipped from The McPherson Daily Republican28 Jun 1889, FriPage 1

The McPherson Daily Republican (McPherson, Kansas)28 Jun 1889, FriPage 1
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