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Life Of Akthub Sewall.
Parentage and Birth—Early Education—In the Calling of Ship-
Hon. James Mcmillan.
Born at Hamilton, Ont., May 12, 1838; prepared for College, but entered business in Detroit, 1855; established Michigan Car Company, 1863; member and chairman of Republican State Central Committee, 1876,1886, 1890; President of Detroit Park Commission and Board of Estimates; Republican Presidential Elector. 18S4; elected to United States Sena'c, as Republican, for term beginning March 4, 1889, and reelected in 1895; an industrious, practical member, whose opinions command respect; Chairman of Committee on District of Columbia and member of Committees on Commerce, Naval Atlairs and Corporations in D. C.
Born at Frankfort, Ky., December 6, 1830; graduated at Centre College, Ky., 1848, and at Law Department of Transylvania University, 1853; same year moved to Missouri and began practice of law; Presidential Elector on Democratic ticket, I860; member ol Missouri Legislature, 1860-61; served for two years as member of Confederate Congress, and one year in Confederate Senate; elected to U. S. Senate, as a Democrat, 1 t~9; re-elected 1885 and 1890; member of Committees on Finance, Commerce, Public Buildings and Grounds, and Epidemic Diseases.